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It’s our aim to offer you a great selection of quality wine that can be delivered right to your doorstep. We invite you to visit our shop yourself to choose from our huge selection of wines. We offer you a full selection of well known and boutique wines, for great value.
All Christmas packs in our range come in a luxury Emperor Signature Box. All packs include a free gift card with your personal message handwritten by our balwyn cellars team. Staff are super friendly and always happy to assist and recommend wines to me. Great friendly staff always available for considered suggestions.

A hamper bag from L'Occitane filled with lovely products from the brand. High density planting is one of the approaches taken by Bass Phillip to prove that Australia can produce a jaw-dropping Pinot that is comparable with the best from the Pinot Monarch – Burgundy, France. Yes, I wish to receive exclusive discounts, special offers and competitions from our partners. In any case, high-end wine connoisseurs will have little say in whether vintners adopt new techniques for keeping their trade afloat, if they want to continue drinking wine at all. “I think climate change, and increased concerns about fungicide use, will force an acceptance of new varieties,” Walker says. The fight to keep the wine flowing will likely never end.
Liquor is available in selected ALDI stores in NSW, VIC, ACT and WA. Due to liquor licensing limitations, liquor is not sold in any QLD or SA ALDI stores. Every effort is made to ensure the current vintage is displayed, however variations can occur. We are making your Christmas shopping easy this year with a list of great products. This includes a range of Riedel decanters, Zalto glassware, Italian olive oils, a range of Christmas spirits (including Gin baubles!) and a bunch of festive drinks we think are perfect for the yuletide season.

Both offer a foretaste of the vast vineyards of Provence and Languedoc, regions from which we also source from. Home to many of the greatest Cabernet and Merlot based French wine in the world, as well as the finest sweet whites in the form of Sauternes. The Bordeaux French wine trade today involves many groups, and within each there are also vast differences of scale and quality. We aim primarily to seek out the “little big ones”, those producers who are over delivering and offering wines of great typicity and value. With a menu built on French bistro classics alongside daily specials, an extensive wine and cocktail list, and a substantial supper menu available until close, Bar Margaux is Melbourne’s new late night love affair. Looking for a quick introduction to our French-style wine?
We make several trips to France every year in search of exciting new producers and the finest French wines available. We specialise in Burgundy wines but can help you source any fine and rare French wines. If we don’t have what you want in stock we will make it our mission to find it for you. Our impressive portfolio of hand-selected wines are all tasted at the domaine and selected based on quality. Dealing directly with Champagne houses has allowed us to take advantage of some of the finest wines in the district, less the luxury price tags. Most notable are the 100% Grand Cru offerings from Marguet which we consider amongst the very best values in Champagne available in Australia today.
Nicks Wine Merchants continue to ship wines across Australia from Europe and in particular France, as we have done for many decades. It’s always a pleasure to discover something new in the world of wine, as it is to renew many of our old acquaintances with Chateau owners and negociants. Our objective is to find value for money wines with flavour profiles that are not easily found in Australia. We endeavour to deal directly whenever possible, cutting out the wholesalers, meaning our direct imports frequently offer outrageous value for money. We have a bit of a thing for wine at Queen St Eatery; our list boasts unique selections of fun, contemporary Australian wine as well as beautiful French varieties. There’s something here for all palettes, with plenty available by the glass. We’re a relaxed and approachable French inspired restaurant and wine bar.

Howard Park creates handcrafted wines using the highest quality fruit from carefully tended vineyards in the Margaret River and Great Southern grape growing regions. Explore the wines, shop the wine range and collect a piece of West Australian history. Or visit one of the very best wineries in Western Australia and see why Howard Park is internationally recognised as one of Australia’s leading family-owned wineries, as well as one of the top 10 wineries in Margaret River. The Margaret River region is a spectacular place to experience the very best wines the state has to offer, and we’re lucky enough to call this corner of Western Australia home to our winery and cellar door. Calling two wine regions home has allowed Howard Park to be an Australian leader in crafting award-winning wines that each tell their own story with a distinctive focus. These include Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Noir and Méthode Traditionelle sparkling wine.
At the beginning of May, Clos Cachet is launching “Le Club”, to bring back ‘Joie de Vivre’ in people’s home, with a monthly wine subscription, affordable and beautiful. French wines made easy, with video tasting, recipe from a famous Australian chef and live tasting events. Clos Cachet is currently promoting lovely wine packs with a 5%, 10% or 15% discount depending on quantities purchased. Clos Cachet imports wines from Burgundy, Bordeaux, Champagne, Jura, Loire Valley, Rhone Valley, Provence, Savoie and Beaujolais. These producers are only selling direct to great wine bars/restaurants or independent wine shops. Bottli loves discovering new wines and being in Australia allows her to continue this learning process with Australian and international wines every day. As a WSET Level 2 graduate with family in Burgundy, Nathalie is passionate about stimulating the senses through wine.
American vintners, just like the French, dithered in a state of denial for decades, resulting in phylloxera’s spread throughout the state by 1900. Eventually, California’s wine industry adopted the well-honed tactics of the French to stave off the bugs, often using vinifera grafts on top of American rootstocks. Eventually, methodical experimentation in southern France produced both types of genetic cures for phylloxera. Hybrids and grafted vines soon achieved a true la réconstitution, and the rest is history; and France’s early experience with phylloxera provided many of the solutions that would later be used in other wine-making countries.

Sometimes, communities of vintners would vote on whether to use carbon disulfide in an entire district, forcing even the vineyards of dissenters to be doused with the substance. By 1874, experts had finally come to a grudging consensus that phylloxera was the cause of the wine blight. But if American bugs were destroying French vines, then the French decided they would defend their local vines at all costs.
You can purchase French wine online through our comprehensive online store. We offer entry level French wines all the way up to the Premier Crus. We ship French wine Australia wide and can offer free delivery on orders over $200.

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