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Hamish Thomson
 
19 November 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Two Best's wines in Halliday's 2019 Top 100

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We were thrilled to have two Best’s Wines included in the recent Halliday Top 100, selected from the best of the best in the 2020 Wine Companion. Read on to find out which wines were included.

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Time Posted: 19/11/2019 at 2:08 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
2 October 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Sparkling Shiraz & Raspberry Jelly with Clotted Cream

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This festive recipe is from everyone's favourite food icon, Maggie Beer. Our sparkling shiraz is the true hero of this dish, paired with fresh raspberries for a chilled dessert that is sure to be a hit with friends and family on a hot summer night.

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Time Posted: 02/10/2019 at 12:22 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
25 August 2019 | Hamish Thomson

An Australian Tradition: Best’s Sparkling Shiraz

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Best's Sparkling Shiraz is enjoyed all year round, but it's particularly great at Christmas time with roast turkey. Discover why this is such a unique Australian wine and why Best's brought it back.

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Time Posted: 25/08/2019 at 2:37 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
9 May 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Tips to Cellar Wines Under Screw Cap

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Hamish Thomson delves into the history of screw caps at Best’s Wines and describes why we made the switch. He also reveals handy tips to cellar your wines sealed under this closure.

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Time Posted: 09/05/2019 at 1:53 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
4 March 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Digging the Dirt on Great Western Terroir

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We delve into the set of environmental factors – soil, climate, typography – that make Best’s wines a unique expression of the Great Western.

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Time Posted: 04/03/2019 at 1:56 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
4 March 2019 | Hamish Thomson

What Vine Leaves Can Tell Us

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Have you heard of ampelography? It’s the study of vine leaves and it has been invaluable in identifying some of the grape varieties growing in our Nursery Block.

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Time Posted: 04/03/2019 at 10:24 AM
Hamish Thomson
 
13 February 2019 | Hamish Thomson

The Secrets of Cellaring Wine

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The Best’s team share their expertise on how to cellar wine to make sure your precious bottles will be at their prime in years to come.

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Time Posted: 13/02/2019 at 12:59 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
31 January 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Oysters with Japanese Dressing

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The fresh sea flavours of oysters tempered with the sweetness of the Japanese dressing works so well with our Great Western Riesling.

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Time Posted: 31/01/2019 at 12:30 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
22 January 2019 | Hamish Thomson

Our guide to Geelong’s top wine bars and restaurants

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Our team is often out and about in the local Geelong area, where there are many long-term supporters of Best’s Wines. So we’ve done the hard work for you and unearthed some hidden treasures!

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Time Posted: 22/01/2019 at 3:13 PM
Hamish Thomson
 
21 December 2018 | Hamish Thomson

Best’s announces most significant vineyard purchase in company’s history

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Best’s is thrilled to announce the purchase of the most significant investment in vineyards in the company’s 150-year history, with the acquisition of 400 hectares of premium land in Great Western.

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Time Posted: 21/12/2018 at 9:54 AM