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30 April 2020 | Best's Wines

Vintage 2020 Wrap-Up

2020 WILL CERTAINLY GO DOWN IN HISTORY as a vintage to remember! Unlike other Australian regions, we were fortunate to be unaffected by the smoke caused by the bushfires (mind you, we’ve had our fair share of fires in previous years!) and, while yields were down, the quality is looking superb.

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Time Posted: 30/04/2020 at 4:18 PM
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30 April 2020 | Best's Wines

Sweet Pea Fish Pie

There’s nothing more satisfying than tucking into a hearty and wholesome fish pie with a glass of wine on a cool evening. Jamie Oliver’s Sweet Pea Fish Pie is a clever and delicious dish that uses freezer staples. You can use whatever fish you have on hand and leave the spinach out if you can’t find any at your local supermarket. It’s a versatile family-favourite that pairs perfectly with Best’s 2019 Great Western Riesling. Why not try making it this weekend?

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Time Posted: 30/04/2020 at 9:21 AM
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26 February 2020 | Best's Wines

Best places to eat around Halls Gap, Ararat and Stawell

The northern section of the Grampians region has plenty to lure visitors, quite apart from its outstanding natural charms and historic shiraz vines. Here, you’ll find the Great Western subregion, bordered by the goldmining towns of Halls Gap, Stawell and Ararat, and home to Best’s Wines. Travellers come to explore the wonders of Grampians National Park, to taste superb reds and enjoy warm hospitality. The Best’s team likes to get out and about for a meal, a drink or a coffee with the best of them, so here’s our insider guide to the places we love.

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Time Posted: 26/02/2020 at 2:47 PM
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7 February 2020 | Best's Wines

Sustainability initiatives at Best’s Wines

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From climate-proofing their grapes and vine stocks, to recycling packaging, winemakers have been at the forefront of sustainable cultivation for some time. Here in Great Western, we’ve been putting sustainability initiatives in place for many years and we’re not resting on our laurels – we’re committed to taking the best sustainable practices into the future. Here’s an update of what we’ve done so far to meet the challenge.

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Time Posted: 07/02/2020 at 9:31 AM
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5 February 2020 | Best's Wines

Best Restaurants along the Great Ocean Road

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Planning a trip along the Great Ocean Road and wondering where to head to for a food break? Wonder no more – we’ve made a list of our favourite restaurants along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.

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Time Posted: 05/02/2020 at 12:06 PM
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3 February 2020 | Best's Wines

How to get involved in Open That Bottle Night

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Gather some friends and dust off the bottles of wine you've been saving for a rainy day. Here's all our tips on how to get involved in Open That Bottle Night.

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Time Posted: 03/02/2020 at 3:00 PM
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23 January 2020 | Best's Wines

Best Restaurants around Queenscliff

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Queenscliff on the Bellarine Peninsula is nothing short of breathtaking. A popular day trip from Melbourne with a museum to explore, spectacular views out across Port Phillip Bay and top-notch places to stop, relax and refresh. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants in Queenscliff and along the Bellarine Peninsula to discover on your travels. Whether your destination is Point Lonsdale, Barwon Heads or Drysdale, here’s our local foodie tips to enjoy

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Time Posted: 23/01/2020 at 10:50 AM
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28 August 2019 | Best's Wines

Top Sydney Wine Bars and Restaurants

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The Emerald City is blessed with abundant natural attractions – that Harbour, that coastline, those parks. But good looks aren’t everything (even in Sydney!) and the NSW capital has long boasted a dynamic wine and food culture. From tiny bars to the iconic and special-occasion restaurants, discover a dazzling array of cuisines and seriously good wine lists compiled by committed and knowledgeable sommeliers. There’s loads to discover in Sydney.

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Time Posted: 28/08/2019 at 3:14 PM
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22 August 2019 | Best's Wines

Eating out in Horsham: Our Local Guide

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We’re often asked by visitors to Best’s for our tips about the best places to eat in the local area. Many people travelling through the Grampians also stop off in Horsham, only an hour’s drive from Best’s cellar door. Horsham is the largest town in the Wimmera district, a major historical regional centre situated about halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne on the Western Highway.

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Time Posted: 22/08/2019 at 8:55 AM
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15 August 2019 | Best's Wines

Does drinking wine cause headaches?

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There are many theories surrounding the effects of wine on wellbeing and health, and we’re often asked by visitors why drinking wine – particularly red wine – can bring on a headache. Apart from the obvious reason (over-indulgence combined with not drinking enough water, perhaps), there are a few factors to consider. Surprisingly, the one component that gets the worst rap is highly unlikely to be the culprit. So sit back, take a couple of aspirin with that large glass of water, and find out what the real culprits might be.

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Time Posted: 15/08/2019 at 2:07 PM