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Time to Renew your Gin membership

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Time to Renew your Gin membership

Gin originated in Southern France and the Netherlands as a medicinal liquor made by monks. In the Netherlands, this spirit was named Jenever (derived from Juniperus, the Latin for Juniper) which was soon shortened to Gin once it hit England after William of Orange’ ‘Glorious Revolution’ in 1688. Nowadays, Gin is a distilled drink who’s predominant flavouring comes from Juniper Berries, with other herbs, botanicals and spices are used to compliment the final product. Though the English and Dutch are best-known for making gin, it can be produced anywhere.  =Gin has a herbal ‘pine’ flavour usually backed up with spice...

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Through Rose Coloured Lenses

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Through Rose Coloured Lenses

  Over the past five to seven years, Rose wines have become increasingly popular, they suit our climate perfectly and who doesn’t like to see a beautiful onion skin coloured wine surrounded by fresh seafood on their Instagram feed, but what exactly is it? Rose is style of wine not a specific grape variety and gets its colour through contact with red grape skins. This colour can range from pale onion skin through to salmon, pink and ruby red. The darker the color generally means more fruit sweetness and intensity, but it not a hard and fast rule.  Most Rose’...

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Mixed 6 Wine Journey

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Mixed 6 Wine Journey

  Starting in the first week of November, the program will run for 12 months. Each month, you will receive a mix of 6 wines based on a specific theme. But we are not going to leave you to navigate these wines alone: you will also receive simple and realistic food pairings, simple tasting notes and drinking tips like decanting and cellaring potential. Pickups are welcome from either our Mt Lawley or Nedlands stores. Free delivery into the Perth CBD is available, otherwise standard Australia Post fees will apply. Most importantly if you feel what you are receiving is not up to your expectations, you are...

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