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									                                                                                                                                                                                                            NEWSLETTER NO.112
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         June 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Starts 1st June 2011
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                                                                                                                                                                                                            WHILE STOCKS LAST.

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          bargain Value!                                                               a Free carton of                                                                                    Vibrant Wines
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             Well Priced                                                             Harrys Marlborough Highest Quality
             Cabernets                                                                Price Buster and L
                                                                                                                                                                                      Houghton’s Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                      and Houghton’s Classic White 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                          et us repeat one of the very simple truths about wine. The fun and

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                                                                                                                                                                                          joy of wine is partly tasting the creations of the myriad of small
Red Post Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 &                                                                                                                                         wine makers. But when your hard bucks are on the line by far the best
Andrina Plains Langhorne Creek Cabernet                                                                                                                                               value is delivered by large companies. Under $10 only the large can
Sauvignon 2008                                                                                                                                                                        deliver you world class tastes for next to nothing. This is what we said
                                                                                                                                                                                      about this range of wines recently: “Astonishing is as good a word as
T   hese quality cabernets will provide you with above average drinking
    for just under $10. Which one should you buy? Well to us drinking
                                                                                 Renwicks Adelines Choice Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2009                                            any to describe this range of wines. They are brilliant examples of wine
wine has one great advantage over other beverages and that is the
extraordinary range. Wine offers so many different tastes, so many               T   his New Zealand sauvignon is a great bargain PLUS with every dozen we will give you
                                                                                     FREE a carton of Heineken or Carlsberg. Harry’s now sell a lot of sauvignon blanc so
                                                                                 we asked our suppliers for a sensational deal. All but one grumbled about giving us an unfair
                                                                                                                                                                                      making from the Golden West. We would suggest that for the majority
                                                                                                                                                                                      of wine drinkers products such as these will provide all the drinking
                                                                                                                                                                                      satisfaction needed. A varietal range such as this could not have been
different regions, so many different varieties, why at times it can almost                                                                                                            produced 10 years ago and certainly not at this price point. The last
seem overwhelming. This of course is the fun so the correct approach             advantage and looked increasingly nervous with their eyes glued to the floor. Only one said
                                                                                 YES and this has nothing to do with the wine quality, which we assure you is perfect.                time we counted there were about 60 separate ranges of varietal wines
would be to grab a mixed dozen. If we were to get highly technical, we                                                                                                                under $10.00. We call them the price fighting varietals and they have
would say the best is the Red Post Coonawarra. The Andrina Plains                One taste and we bought the lot on the spot. Over the years some of the greatest wine
                                                                                 bargains have come from failed export orders, marketing failures and just grand cock-ups,            had the interesting side effect of trading customers down in price. Our
is also excellent but from a much warmer region than the one from                                                                                                                     term the ‘price vortex’ means that wines that were once sold for $10 or
Coonawarra so look for a riper and fuller expression of the cabernet             or in this case the winery being over-stocked. We love them all as they continue to provide
                                                                                 unequalled value for our customers. And to top this off - we repeat that we are tossing in           $11 dollars have been caught in an ever widening whirlpool and sucked
grape. Anyway a good selection about which Harry would be proud.                                                                                                                      down to a lower price. These are indeed golden days for wine drinkers.”
                                                                                 your choice of a FREE carton of Heineken or Carlsberg. Harry would be delighted.
                                           Buy a single bottle for only $7.80.                                                                                                                                              Buy a single bottle for only $7.99
                               Purchase a dozen for $93.60 and save $98.28.                                                                     Buy a single bottle for only $9.80.
                                                                                                                                   Purchase a dozen for $117.60 and save $74.28                                 Purchase a dozen for $95.88 and save $72.00.
                                                                                                         Plus a FREE carton of Heineken or Carlsberg with every dozen purchased*

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WA112           June 2011                                                               Harry Brown Wine Merchant Trader Newsletter                                                                                                                Page 1
JunesaLeJunesaLeJunesaLeJunesa                                         HB • HB                 Fresh and                                     HB • HB              Jacobs Sails on
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                                                                                            Sauvignon Blanc 2010                                                 Jacobs Creek

    per bottle                                                    WAS $15.99
                                                                                            A    n exciting wine with sappy
                                                                                                 intense flavours and served
                                                                                            nicely chilled it is hard to think
                                                                                            of a better drink. Nobilo as a
                                                                                            company commenced in the
                                                                                                                                       WAS $10.99                Sauvignon Blanc 2010
                                                                                                                                                                 T   he humble Jacobs Creek has
                                                                                                                                                                     been confounding, annoying,
                                                                                                                                                                 and irritating all manner of
                                                                                                                                                                                                            per bottle
                                                                                                                                                                 people for decades. Not those
                                                                                            1930’s but the expansion came                                        who drink it, as they rightly love
                                                                                            much later and the first vines                                       the flavours that are delivered for
                                                                                            were planted in Malborough                                           a very modest price, year after
                                                                                            over the 1980-1981 seasons.                                          year. No it annoys and irritates
                                                                                            Since that time it has been a                                        those who profess to know lots
                                                                                            race to keep up with world                                           about wine. The humble Jacobs
                                                                                            wide demand for the special                                          has a mighty bite and continually
                                                                                            flavours of sauvignon from                                           picks up awards in wine shows,

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                                                                                            Marlborough. These wines are                                         which by now would number
                                                                                            so perfect for our warm climate                                      thousands, and it’s this which
                                                                                            that it is hard to think we will                                     annoys experts who confuse
                                                                                            ever get tired of them. Some


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               $ .90
                                                                                            brands are marginally better                                         winemakers of Jacobs find they


                                                                                            than others though we advise                                         can afford to buy wine from cool


                                                                                            you to buy on price. Wait for                                        climate regions which when
                                                                                            the specials such as this lovely                                     added to the blends lifts the
                                        ea                                                  Buy a single bottle for only $10.99.
                                                                                                                                                                 quality, which means they will
                                                                                                                                                                 win even more show awards.
                                                                                                 Purchase a dozen for $131.88                                    So when they decided to launch

           WAS $18.99                                                                                                                                                                                              WAS $15.99
                                                                                                              and save $60.00.                                   a budget sauvignon blanc the
                                                                                                                                                                 expectation was high. We think
                                                                                                                                                                 they have succeeded admirably.
                                                                                                                                                                 Over the last few years we have
                                                                                                                                                                 also been impressed with the
                                                                                                                                                                 shiraz and the pinot grigio.
                                                                                                                                                                  Buy a single bottle for only $6.99.
                                                                                                                                                                       Purchase a dozen for $83.88

                                                                                                                                                                                   and save $48.00.

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                                                             Sauvignon Blanc 2010

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                                                                  wine which is the perfect                                        Angel Cove Marlborough
                                                             variety for the Australian summer,         WAS $18.99                 Sauvignon Blanc 2010                    WAS $15.99
                                                             and is best when served very
                                                             cold. In 25 years this variety has
                                                             gone from a New Zealand curio
                                                             to world fame. It is over 50% of
                                                                                                                                   W     hat a great deal of pleasure
                                                                                                                                         these sauvignon’s from
                                                                                                                                   New Zealand are bringing to all
                                                             the New Zealand wine harvest.                                         sorts of wine drinkers. From the
                                                             Our advice is don’t approach                                          very experienced drinker right to
                                                             these wines in a studious way,                                        the novice who has an occasional
                                                             one swirl and sniff will do, then                                     tipple; the taste that appeals is
                                                             just toss them back with abandon.                                     that of sauvignon blanc from the
                                                             It’s an interesting thing about                                       region of Marlborough in New
                                                             wine varieties, of which we have                                      Zealand. The first vines were
                                                             about 10,000, that when they are                                      planted in 1973 but it’s really only
                                                             grown in their perfect climate all                                    yesterday that we wholeheartedly
                                                             sorts of flavours explode that we                                     embraced the unusual flavours of
                                                             had not seen before. This is what                                     this variety. Today we measure
                                                             happened when they were planted                                       other wine flavours against
                                                             at Marlborough. Scientists can                                        sauvignon blanc. The range we
                                                             now show that sauvignon blanc                                         offer our customers steadily
                                                             from this region has a higher                                         grows and grows and new is the
                                                             percentage of the aromas and                                          Angel Cove, the tasting sample
                                                             flavours that make this variety                                       of which was splendid. We do
                                                             such a pleasure to drink.                                             not think you can have too many
                                                             Review of the 2009 : “An                                              to offer, such is their appeal.
                                                             excellent sauvignon blanc wine                                        Back in Harry Brown’s day this
                                                             with an intense grassy/herbal                                         variety was unheard of and while
                                                             nose - lots happening here. Plenty                                    it was planted in Australia the
                                                                                                                                   recognition of its potential was

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                                                             of clean fresh fruit flavours - very
                                                             persistent - on a long, crisp,                                        decades into the future.
                                                             seamlessly balanced palate.”                                          Buy a single bottle for only $11.99.
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                                                                                          Villa Maria Private                                                      Good Wines
             Made by                                                                                                                                                                                            A Cracking
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                                                                                          Bin Marlborough                                                      Evans and Tate Classic
                                                                 WAS $21.99               Sauvignon Blanc 2010                       WAS $17.99                White 2010
             Vavasour                                                                     R    emember        the
                                                                                               Villa Maria, as without
                                                                                          exception we cannot think
                                                                                          of an ordinary wine that has
                                                                                                                                                               A    simple truth when buying wine
                                                                                                                                                                    is to look for fairly priced
                                                                                                                                                               wine from premium regions. For
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Good Wine
 Rochfort Rees Marlborough                                                                come out under their label.
                                                                                                                                                               Western Australians this means           James Wynen Marlborough
 Sauvignon Blanc 2008                                                                                                                                          buying wine from Margaret River.         Sauvignon Blanc 2008
                                                                                          This shows in the countless                                          And what could give fairer value
 T   he first release and it wins a Gold Medal in the
     International New Zealand Wine Show. How’s
 that for a start. So new is this winery that they do
                                                                                          awards they have gathered
                                                                                          and not just show awards but
                                                                                          “International Winery of the
                                                                                                                                                               than the Classic wines of Evans and
                                                                                                                                                               Tate. From small beginnings in the       A     nother wonderful example of Marlborough
                                                                                                                                                                                                              greatness. Gee they are applying pressure to
                                                                                                                                                                                                        our local producers. The ever inventive winemakers
                                                                                                                                                               Swan Valley the company became
 not even have a web-site. Still that formidable New                                      Year” sort of awards. Villa M.                                       part of the Margaret River boom          have named their latest creation after James Wynem
 Zealand talent Bob Campbell, Master of Wine,                                             is a special company that across                                     and Franklin Tate did much to draw       a character we need to know more about. A man
 has already reviewed the wine and had this to say.                                       all varieties of wines gives the                                     attention to this famous region. The     after our own heart we detect as he was granted the
 “This brand new label is one of the better examples                                      consumer the best value in the                                       Classic wines have been around for       first liquor license in Marlborough some time after
 of 2008 Sauvignon Blanc I’ve tasted to date. It has                                      market place. At times it does                                       20 or so years with the white being      1844. It was all grazing country back then and we
 distinctive regional tomato leaf/green capsicum/                                         pay to offer a bit more for wines                                    a semillon sauvignon blanc style.        had to wait till 1973 for the first sauvignon blanc
 gooseberry flavours that clearly define its Awatere                                      and in this case we think the                                        The quality has been maintained          plantings. The first wine was released in 1978 and
 origin. A good balance between slight sweetness                                          sauvignon blanc is outstanding                                       at a high level and on more than         the rest is history as they say. Back in 1980 this
 and crisp acidity gives a mellow, dry-ish finish.                                        value and a notch up in quality.                                     one occasion we have noted these         writer was part of a liquor group that sold the first
 Lengthy wine that shows a touch of class.“                                               Lastly we would make the point                                       wines pointing higher than far           Marlborough sauvignon blanc in Australia and in
                                                                                          that this company has attracted                                      more expensive boutique names.           fact we purchased the entire shipment of 300 cases
 We like that ‘shows a touch of class’ and rate this                                      some remarkably talented wine
 wine the buy of summer.                                                                                                                                       A safe and rewarding purchase and        from Montana. Harry Brown would approve of this
                                                                                          makers over the years and                                            the fruit flavours of the wines are      wine and we are the first to offer it.
                       Buy a single bottle for only $7.90.                                many of these while at Villa
          Purchase a dozen for $94.80 and save $133.08.                                                                                                        on full display and not crowded out                            Buy a single bottle for only $7.80.
                                                                                          M. received wine maker of the                                        with wine making tricks.                           Purchase a dozen for $93.60 and save $98.28.
                                                                                          year awards. Not an ordinary
                                                                                          company and not ordinary                                              Buy a single bottle for only $11.99.
                                                                                          wines.                                                                     Purchase a dozen for $143.88
                                                                                                                                                                                  and save $72.00.
                                                                                          Buy a single bottle for only $13.99.
                                                                                               Purchase a dozen for $167.88                                    Also available Evans & Tate
                                                                                                            and save $96.00.                                   Classic Red.

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                                                                                            River Semillon                                                        Frankland River

     per bottle                                                   WAS $11.99                Sauvignon Blanc 2010
                                                                                            W      e spot value in this wine and
                                                                                                   ask yourself, how often can
                                                                                            you buy 100% Margaret River for
                                                                                                                                         WAS $15.99               & Margaret River
                                                                                                                                                                  Chardonnay 2008
                                                                                                                                                                  T    his chardonnay is a fantastic
                                                                                                                                                                       bargain. The reasons are
                                                                                                                                                                                                              per bottle
                                                                                            under $10? By any measure this is                                     simple: it’s sourced from the
                                                                                            a good deal. You do occasionally                                      premium region of Frankland
                                                                                            get cheap quit lines and we have

                                                                                                                                     50 cases
                                                                                                                                                                  River in the far south, it tastes very
                                                                                            seen ‘one off’ promotions based                                       good indeed, and it’s very cheap.
                                                                                            around the purchase of a cheap              only                      Vineyards have rapidly expanded
                                                                                            bulk parcel but this is the first we                                  across the southern region of WA
                                                                                            have seen from an established                                         over the last 15 years and this
                                                                                            quality company. This wine is                                         has led to an oversupply. The old
                                                                                            from the Watershed Company

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                                                                                                                                                                  ‘supply demand’ balance, when
                                                                                            and their winery and vineyard                                         it runs off the rails does create
                                                                                            is on the main road just south of
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                                                                                            the Town of Margaret River and                                        calculations tell us that the growers
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                                                                                            as such is right in the company of                                    and makers of this wine are taking
                                                                                            famous names such as Leeuwin

                                                                                                                                                                  a bath. Still at Harry’s we thought
                                                                                            Estate and Cape Mentelle. We                                          the best way to help was to offer it

                                                                                            also like the southern aspect as it                                   to our customers, the final deciders
                                                                                            gets colder going south and this is                                   of value for money. We have been
                                         ea                                                 very good for high quality white
                                                                                            varieties such as sauvignon blanc.
                                                                                                                                                                  told that the concept of Landfall                                                ea
                                                                                                                                                                  wines is to provide 100% WA
                                                                                            Purchase is recommended.                                              wines at well under $10 a bottle.

            WAS $15.99                                                                                                                                                                                               WAS $13.99
                                                                                             Buy a single bottle for only $8.99.                                  If the first release is any indication
                                                                                                 Purchase a dozen for $107.88

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                                                                                                                                                                  Harry’s will be big supporters as
                                                                                                              and save $36.00.                                    we spend our time each month
                                                                             HA N           Also available The Farm                               HA N            searching for just this type of
                                                                               VIOU         Margaret River Classic Dry                               VIOU         tempting offer. A wine that sits in
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                                                            MadFish Premium                                                          Yalumba Y Unwooded

                                                            White Western                                                 ea         Chardonnay                                                  ea

                                                                                                          WAS $18.99                 W      hat a glorious wine and
                                                                                                                                            how can you quibble                 WAS $13.99
                                                            T   he two ‘hot’ whites of the
                                                                moment are New Zealand
                                                            sauvignon blancs and Western
                                                                                                                                     at the price. They really are
                                                                                                                                     making some sensational wines
                                                            Australian blends of semillon                                            at Yalumba these days and
                                                            and sauvignon blanc. Both styles                                         this is the bit we like-they are
                                                            have such exciting crispness and                                         making them at prices we can
                                                            enjoyable fruit characters that they                                     all afford. Honestly, anyone
                                                            are ideal for our warm climate. Our                                      can make great wine, the wines
                                                            choice from Western Australia is                                         our wine writers talk about, but
                                                            the Madfish white blend.                                                 for us the real test of a wine
                                                                                                                                     company has always been-
                                                            The following note was provided by                                       can they make great ‘cheap’
                                                            the company.                                                             wine. Using oak with wine
                                                            “The nose exhibits a wonderful                                           goes back a very long way
                                                            aromatic drive bursting with fruity                                      and nobody suggests that it is
                                                            esters. It is further complexed                                          not the perfect marriage but
                                                            by the combination of the riper                                          wines without oak have their
                                                            white peach and melon aromas                                             own agreeable appeal. This is
                                                            with the finer grapefruit and citrus                                     a fresh lively wine with layers
                                                            characters. The palate like the                                          of fruity melon flavours and
                                                            nose is also complex with many                                           oak would be an unnecessary
                                                            layers of fruit flavours and a clean                                     intrusion.
                                                            fine structure. Again the riper fruit                                     Buy a single bottle for only $9.99.
                                                            characters balance well with the                                              Purchase a dozen for $119.88
                                                            leaner more elegant citrus flavours.                                                       and save $48.00.
                                                            The finish is generous and long with
                                                            a clean acid thrust.”
                                                                Buy a single bottle for only $12.99.
                                                                     Purchase a dozen for $155.88

                                                                                  and save $72.00.
                  cases                                     Also available Premium Red.

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                                                                                             Lindemans Porphyry                                                    Jacobs Creek Pinot

      Silky Smooth                                                                                                                                                                                            Fragrant and
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                                                                   WAS $8.99                 I  f you enjoy a glass of wine
                                                                                                but dislike dry whites because           WAS $10.99                O     ur big wine companies,
                                                                                                                                                                         of which Jacobs Creek, is

      and Delicious                                                                                                                                                                                          Fruity Flavours
                                                                                             they seem tart then this is the
                                                                                             wine for you. The wine is quite                                       one of the biggest seldom lead
                                                                                             sweet and while lively and                                            with new innovative ideas. I’m
                                                                                             fruity the sweetness does build                                       told it is too risky as the cost
 Smokin' Guns Barossa Valley                                                                 as you sip away so make sure                                          of failure is so high. Thus a           Brown Bros Moscato
                                                                                                                                                                   few years ago a small group of
 Unoaked Chardonnay 2010
                                                                                             this is the style you want before                                                                                  delicious style that has a tingling spritz that
                                                                                             purchase. Porphyry is a term                                          wine enthusiasts began to show               helps balance the overwhelming but very
 T   his brilliant wine is what results when you put
     together a veteran Barossa grower, Warwick
 Murray, with one of the best Barossa winemakers,
                                                                                             that Lindemans own and use
                                                                                             for this sweet style and we are
                                                                                                                                                                   interest in the variety pinot
                                                                                                                                                                   grigio or pinot gris (they are the
                                                                                                                                                                                                           pleasing floral-muscat tastes. A sweet wine but
                                                                                                                                                                                                           this is balanced out with an acid tingle. A local
                                                                                             not sure of its origin although                                       same). The appeal of this variety       take on a famous Italian wine know as Moscato
 Kym Teusner. Pure magic and they have every                                                 it has been used on sparkling                                         has continued to grow and now
 right to picture themselves as young guns shooting                                                                                                                                                        d’Asti. For an Australian wine is unusually low in
                                                                                             wines and expesive and luscious                                       is a favourite with all manner of       alcohol at 5.5%. Drink this wine any time but is
 up the old ideas of the Barossa Valley, at least that                                       museum release wines.                                                 drinkers, not just a select few.
 is our interpretation of the engaging label. This is a                                                                                                                                                    perfect with cakes and the like.
                                                                                               Buy a single bottle for only $5.99.                                 It is of course a favourite with
 delicious Barossa wine made in a simple way with                                                   Purchase a dozen for $71.88                                    Italians who have made wine             Brown Bros Lexia
 no adornments, the fruit of the vine straight to your                                                                                                             with this variety for centuries.
                                                                                                                and save $36.00.                                                                                he Lexia completes the pair of sweeter style
 glass. The fruit came from a single vineyard on the                                                                                                               With the potential proven our
 Barossa slopes not far from the town of Angaston                                                                                                                                                               Brown Bros white wines. We recall that this
                                                                                                                                                                   large companies are interested          is the first of sweet wines made in the ‘moselle’
 with the wine being made at the Teusner winery in                                                                                                                 in making their version of pinot
 the Barossa Valley. The price is keen, the quality                                                                                                                                                        style and was released many decades ago. The
                                                                                                                                                                   grigio. This they do very well          product you see today is the result of constant
 high and to us that signals, buy.                                                                                                                                 and if you wish to investigate          fine tuning and we find this wine much lighter
                      Buy a single bottle for only $9.99.                                                                                                          the appeal of this variety we
          Purchase a dozen for $119.88 and save $72.00                                                                                                                                                     and finer than those offered so long ago. Better
                                                                                                                                                                   recommend the Jacobs Creek as           fruit handling and better technology have made
                                                                                                                                                                   the place to start. It is your best,    the improvements possible. Look for fragrant but
                                                                                                                                                                   low cost, risk free, option.            very fruity aromas and tastes and while it will
                                                                                                                                                                     Buy a single bottle for only $6.99.   accompany food you may enjoy sipping it without
                                                                                                                                                                          Purchase a dozen for $83.88      other distractions.
                                                                                                                                                                                      and save $48.00.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Buy a single bottle for only $8.99.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Purchase a dozen for $107.88 and save $60.00.

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                                                                                  ea        Penfolds Koonunga                                               ea         Saltrams Pepperjack
                                                                                            Hill Shiraz Cabernet                                                       Barossa Shiraz

     per bottle                                                   WAS $15.99                2008
                                                                                            H    uon Hooke the noted
                                                                                                 Australian show judge
                                                                                            and wine writer for the
                                                                                                                                            WAS $26.99
                                                                                                                                                                       N    ow it just so happens that
                                                                                                                                                                            we were recently in the
                                                                                                                                                                       cellar door at Saltrams and tried
                                                                                                                                                                       the range of wines. An enquiry
                                                                                                                                                                       to the staff informed us that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  per bottle
                                                                                            Sydney Morning Herald made
                                                                                            the comment recently that                                                  the most popular wine was the
                                                                                            the Koonunga Shiraz Cabs                                                   Pepperjack shiraz and cabernet
                                                                                            frequently cellar for 10 to 15                                             sauvignon and our own
                                                                                            years. He pointedly said this                                              observations of a few dozen
                                                                                                                                                                       customers seemed to back that

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                                                                                            does not apply to the other wines
                                                                                            in the range and that is why we                                            up. These wines are 100% pure
                                                                                                                                                                       Barossa. Their appeal is the rich
                                                                                            normally only recommend the
                                                                                            original. The first release was                                            flood of flavours and warm and

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                                                                                            way back in the 1970’s with the                                            ultra soft back palates.

                                                                                            1976 vintage and it still drinks                                           Presiding over this brand is
                                                                                            well! As wine drinkers these are                                           the great talent of Nigel Dolan

                                                                                            our golden years; and we do not                                            whose father decades ago also
                                                                                            see them ending any time soon.                                             made wine at Saltrams. Indeed
                                        ea                                                    Buy a single bottle for only $8.99.                                      it has been a training ground
                                                                                                                                                                       for many a great figure as the
                                                                                                  Purchase a dozen for $107.88
                                                                                                               and save $84.00.                                        chief for many years was Peter

           WAS $15.99                                                                                                                                                                                                   WAS $19.99
                                                                                                                                                                       Lehmann. Enjoy this history as
                                                                                                                                                                       you sip the Pepperjack.
                                                                                                                                                                       Buy a single bottle for only $17.99.
                                                                                                                                                                            Purchase a dozen for $215.88
                                                                                                                                                                                        and save $108.00.

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                                                                                                                                                                       Pepperjack Cabernet

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 18              cases                                            Cool Climate                                              ea                                                                       ea
                                                                                                                                        Brookland Valley
                 only                                            Rolling Cabernet                         WAS $16.99                    Verse 1 Margaret River
                                                                                                                                        Cabernet Merlot 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                     WAS $18.99
                                                                 Merlot 2008
                                                                 T   he unusually named Rolling
                                                                     wines were in our mind
                                                                                                                                        I ncreasingly we see that what southern
                                                                                                                                          Margaret River does well is cabernet
                                                                                                                                        and related blends of which merlot is
                                                                 struggling a few years back.                                           the best fit and sauvignon blanc with
                                                                 They got lucky and were able to                                        semillon blends. It can be no accident
                                                                 hire the great wine maker, who                                         that these two blends are what has made
                                                                 turned Rosemount into a legend,                                        Bordeaux famous and the climates of the
                                                                 Philip Shaw. He revved up                                              two are eerily similar. Brookland Valley
                                                                 Rolling and the first of the wines                                     makes a famous estate wine so this Verse
                                                                 he made received much critical                                         One is an entry level wine, affordable
                                                                 acclaim. Now Debbie Lauritz,                                           in other words, to give you a taste of
                                                                 a cool climate specialist, heads                                       the greatness of
                                                                 up the wine making team. New                                           Margaret       River.
                                                                 wineries have to create attention                                      Brookland Valley
                                                                 for drinkers to become attracted                                       use Pan playing
                                                                 to the wines so they have to                                           a pipe as the
                                                                 start with very good wine and                                          corporate motive
                                                                 must be modestly priced. Still                                         and have a small
                                                                 we wish to emphasise that first                                        statue in the winery
                                                                 and foremost these are very fine                                       garden. For your
                                                                 wines. The wines come from                                             amusement         we
                                                                 the western slopes that run from                                       depict the original
                                                                 Mudgee to Orange which is a                                            which is in Hyde

                                                                 vibrant new vineyard area at                                           Park, London.
                                                                 high elevation, the later being
                                                                 good for quality.                                                        Buy a single bottle for only $11.99.
                                                                                                                                               Purchase a dozen for $143.88

                                  LOTWERS                                                               Magnum
                                                                 Buy a single bottle for only $12.99.                                                       and save $84.00.
                                                                      Purchase a dozen for $155.88
                                                                                   and save $48.00.                                     Also available Verse 1
                                                                                                        with every dozen purchase       Chardonnay & Semillon
                                     HA N                        Also available Rolling                                          d*     Sauvignon Blanc.
                                                                 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc.
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                                                                                                                                                                     Watershed Margaret River
                                                                                                                                            $         .99

                                                                                             Wolf Blass Red Label                                                    Shiraz Merlot Cabernet

                                                                                             Cabernet Merlot 2010
       Bargain and                                                                                                                                                                                              Revival of a

                                                                   WAS $11.99                M     ore for the same price
                                                                                                   as the regular bottle                    WAS $18.99
                                                                                                                                                                     W      orld class wines are made at
                                                                                                                                                                            Leeuwin Estate and this new
                                                                                                                                                                     winery is as determined to be every

      Large Savings                                                                                                                                                                                           Grand Old Name
                                                                                             always appeals to us as a good                                          bit as good-indeed Watershed has its
                                                                                             deal. Here we have a very fine                                          vineyard right next door to Leeuwin.
                                                                                             example of the current state                                            A good address always helps and
                                                                                             of the art of wine making in                                            to this you must add vineyard and
 Arimia Margaret River Rockpool                                                              Australia. Alas the great man,                                          wine making excellence. So high is       Brown Bin 60 McLaren Vale Shiraz
 Cabernet Merlot                                                                             Wolf Blass, no longer makes the                                         the quality that James Halliday in       2010
                                                                                             wines but they are in the steady
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      op quality reds from Margaret River fetch                                                                                                                      his Wine Companion, which rates                 e are sure that Harry will be pleased we now
      sums approaching $20.00 or in many instances                                           hands of a very professional                                            every winery in Australia, already              stock the famous wine he created so many
 well over $20.00. The very best, quite justifiably,                                         crew. He would be happy with                                            has Watershed as a five star winery,     years ago. The Bin 60 is a beautiful wine which is
 fetch sums far in excess of this. Over the last ten                                         this current blend. This month                                          the highest ranking. Further in the      guaranteed to bring great delight. The best part of
 years the vineyard area of Margaret River has                                               we endorse the Blass Red Label                                          last few vintages every wine both        McLaren Vale is where the old, long established
 grown substantially and this now means that very                                            Cabernet Merlot.                                                        reds and whites have won gold            family firms first purchased land which is along
 affordable wines can be found by those who seek                                               Buy a single bottle for only $7.99.                                   medals. The vineyard holding is          Seaview road at the northern end of McLaren
 out the bargains. Here is the story about this wine.                                               Purchase a dozen for $95.88                                      now 177 hectares and growing.            Vale. Famous names such as Seaview, Coriole,
                                                                                                                and save $48.00.                                     The first wines were released in
 It’s never too late to join the excitement of making                                                                                                                                                         D’Arenberg and Kay Brothers have vineyards which
 wine in Margaret River and that is what led Ann                                                                                                                     2002 although these were from fruit      front this road. This wine is sourced from a vineyard
 Spencer and Malcolm Washbourne to buy 135 acres                                                                                                                     brought in and were overseen by          that is right on this ‘dress circle’ address. The wine
 in 1997. Arimia is on the ocean side of Wilyabrup,                                                                                                                  the great winemaker John Wade (ex        was made using the traditional techniques of one
 the home we remind you of icon properties such as                                                                                                                   Madfish and Howard Park). 2004           hundred years ago, exactly the way Harry Brown
 Cullens, Moss Wood and Evans and Tate. So when                                                                                                                      saw the first wine from their fruit      had his first Browns Bin 60 made in McLaren Vale
 we had the opportunity to buy a parcel of Arimia                                                                                                                    and it has obviously been go, go,        in 1963. To complete the circle the source of the
 wine we were attracted by the special vineyard                                                                                                                      ever since. A new French-Australian      first wine, from the property of Edgerton Dennis, is
 location. Being quite new in Margaret River means                                                                                                                   winemaker Severine Logan has just        less than a kilometre away from the vineyard which
 Arimia has decades ahead to build a strong brand so                                                                                                                 arrived and she has vast experience      supplied the grapes for this wine. We thank our
 it follows that as the vineyard matures production                                                                                                                  at the quality end. We mention all       mentor Harry Brown for the inspiration.
 grows, which in this case allowed us to snap up this                                                                                                                this detail to illustrate how serious
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Buy a single bottle for only $9.99.
 bargain red.                                                                                                                                                        this venture is and thus how serious             Purchase a dozen for $119.88 and save $120.00.
                                                                                                                                                                     the wines are. This red looks like
                       Buy a single bottle for only $6.99.
          Purchase a dozen for $83.88 and save $108.00.                                                                                                              bargains to us so get in while we
                                                                                                                                                                     can afford it.
                                                                                                                                                                      Buy a single bottle for only $11.99.
                                                                                                                                                                             Purchase a dozen for $84.00

                                                                                                                                                                                        and save $84.00.

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                                                                                ea         Budget Priced                                            ea         Clancy’s Red Barossa
                                                                                                                                                               Shiraz Cabernet

    rich and                                                     WAS $10.99 Jacobs Creek Shiraz
                                                                            Cabernet 2008
                                                                                        B    y any measure the Jacobs
                                                                                                                                    WAS $15.99                 Merlot 2008
                                                                                                                                                               C    lancy’s blend is a firm
                                                                                                                                                                    favourite and we have
                                                                                                                                                                                                          per bottle
                                                                                             Creek range of wines are                                          recommended every vintage since
                                                                                        astonishing successes in many                                          the 1999. A very good wine and
                                                                                        export markets. At home they                                           a very safe purchase during our
                                                                                        suffer from the old saying                                             sale. It is easy to recommend a
                                                                                        ‘familiarity breeds contempt’;                                         wine that offers lots of flavour
                                                                                        contempt is being too hard but                                         and is not particularly expensive.
                                                                                        lets say ‘boring’, anyway that

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                                                                                                                                                               Peter Lehmann winemakers follow
                                                                                        is our view. Yet considering                                           the long Australian tradition of
                                                                                        value for your money it’s hard
                                                                                                                                                               blending shiraz with cabernet
                                                                                        to go past the wines in this                                           sauvignon, but giving their unique
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                                                                                        range. Australia is recognised                                         touch with the incorporation of
                                                                                        for the quality of wines made

                                                                                                                                                               merlot to give a soft, approachable
                                                                                        from shiraz and a few years                                            and richly enjoyable red wine. This

                                                                                        ago the first Jacobs shiraz was                                        Clancy’s 2005 red blend from a top
                                                                                        launched. The 2002 vintage was                                         flight red wine vintage continues
                                         ea                                             an amazing wine and in tasting
                                                                                        after tasting it ‘rolled’ more
                                                                                                                                                               the tradition of Barossa excellence.                                         ea
                                                                                        expensive wines. We drank                                              Successive vintages of Clancy’s,

            WAS $15.99                                                                                                                                                                                         WAS $15.99
                                                                                        many bottles. Thus if we are                                           have gained major American
                                                                                        to draw your attention to just                                         and UK recognition. America’s
                                                                                        one wine in the range we again                                         leading wine magazine, The Wine
                                                                                        select the Jacobs shiraz. It’s a                                       Spectator, has selected Clancy’s in
                                                                                        case of the little bloke beating                                       its prestigious Top 100 listing on
                                                                                        up the big expensive blokes.                                           no less than four occasions since
                                                                                                                                                               1997 and it gained gold against all-
                                                                                          Buy a single bottle for only $6.99.
                                                                                               Purchase a dozen for $83.88                                     comers in London’s International

                                                                                                           and save $48.00.                                    Wine Challenge.
                      cases                                                                                                                                    Buy a single bottle for only $9.99.
                                                                                                                                                                   Purchase a dozen for $119.88

                      only                                                                                                                                                      and save $72.00.

                                                                                                                                 Rich Concentrated
                                                                  Modelled                           B   • HB • HB              Fruit at Modest Price                  B•
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                                                                                                                                Oxford Landing South


                                                                 Lambrusco                                          ea
                                                                                                                                Australian Cabernet
                                                                                                                                Sauvignon Shiraz 2008

                                                            Maglieri Dolce Rosso
                                                                                                      WAS $9.99                                                           WAS $9.99
                                                            A    sparkling wine style with
                                                                 a ‘frothy’ head and a very
                                                                                                                                O     xford Landing is one of
                                                                                                                                      those brands which always
                                                                                                                                offer the wine buyer a good deal.
                                                            appealing grapey sweetness                                          The price is always fair and our
                                                            which has been modelled on                                          experience which goes back to
                                                            the Italian Lambrusco, a grape                                      when these wines were launched
                                                            variety that is not grown in                                        in the 1980s is that they are often
                                                            Australia. Australia has a long                                     the best ‘value for money’ wines
                                                            history of making sparkling                                         you can purchase. This makes
                                                            red wine styles and the rise of                                     sense of course as after all this
                                                            our style can be traced back to                                     vast vineyard was set up to make
                                                            our love of ‘cold ducks’ in the                                     high quality but affordable wines.
                                                            1970’s and 1980’s. Italian wine                                     While others have lost their way
                                                            making families were of course                                      on what is a simple idea they have
                                                            the instigators and the Maglieri                                    stuck to this simple idea. In this
                                                            Dolce Rosso was developed by                                        way Oxford Landing keep the
                                                            just such a family in McLaren                                       price firmly under $10 and in
                                                            Vale. They became famous as                                         its long history has only moved
                                                            one of the first pioneers of the                                    from around $4.99 to $6.99.
                                                            style. Best when served fairly                                      As we move into a new era for
                                                            cold and goes very well with                                        Australian wine one aspect is
                                                            cold cuts and the like.                                             beginning to become clearer-red
                                                             Buy a single bottle for only $6.99.                                wines from our wine interior are
                                                                  Purchase a dozen for $83.88                                   still much in demand as the higher

                                                                              and save $36.00.                                  temperatures translate into rich,
                                                            Also available Maglieri Dolce                                       ripe, fruit flavours that customers
                                                            Bianco.                                                             love. Harry sees good value here.                    HA N
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                                                                                                                                Buy a single bottle for only $6.80.
                                                                                                                                     Purchase a dozen for $81.60                     LOW E
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                                                                                                                                Landing Sauvignon Blanc
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     Full Flavoured                                                                                                                                                                                             Grown in
                                                                                ea                                                                    ea
                                                                                         McWilliams                                                            Banrock Station
                                                                 WAS $6.99               Inheritance Fruitwood                         WAS $8.99               Crimson Cabernet

        Rich and                                                                                                                                                                                                Beautiful
                                                                                         A    h the pleasures of wine;
                                                                                              so many different tastes
                                                                                                                                                               F    rom the clever winemakers
                                                                                                                                                                    at Banrock Station comes
                                                                                                                                                               this newish taste sensation.

      Inexpensive                                                                                                                                                                                               Red Soils
                                                                                         have evolved all from bunches                                         They wanted a low alcohol,
                                                                                         of grapes that in the big picture                                     fruity flavoured red that would
                                                                                         are all from the same species.                                        be agreeable for lunch. Plus
                                                                                         You know, a dog is a dog but                                          they wanted to introduce a,
 Landaus Vintners Blockies Shiraz                                                        some are big and some are                                             fruitier style, a fresher style        Rouge Homme Limestone Coast
 Mataro 2009                                                                             small, some look ugly to us,                                          with a hint of sweet grapey            Cabernet Merlot 2010
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     urrently we rate this Blockies the best value                                       some have large ears but they                                         flavours to consumers who                   arry spots value in this delicious cabernet
     red wine in our store. The flavours are deep                                        have all been bred from tiny                                          already have found they enjoy               merlot a product of the coolish, maritime
 and rich and at the price we shake our head in                                          differences in the base stock.                                        this style with white wines            influenced south-east corner of South Australia.
 amazement. This sort of quality belongs in a much                                       So back to this McWilliams                                            such as Moscato. This is how           The term for this fertile vineyard land is the
 more expensive bottle. We have been told that the                                       wine; it is made for wine                                             the winemakers describe the            Limestone Coast. The first plantings were at
 base shiraz was purchased from the receivers of                                         drinkers who like a fruitier                                          wine: “The Banrock Station             Coonawarra in the 1890s but this venture went no-
 the Barossa based company Cockatoo Ridge which                                          taste, the same base stock but                                        Crimson Cabernet displays              where for a very long time. Coonawarra picked
 regrettably toppled over. So that explains the low                                      the winemaker emphasises                                              bright raspberry, strawberry           up in the 1950s and 1960s and vineyards began to
 price. To this has been added a goodly amount of                                        different characters so the end                                       and cream, with some refreshing        pop up in other favourable spots across this vast
 Clare Valley Mataro which was purchased from the                                        drink is just right for a specific                                    lifted floral notes. On the palate,    limestone plain. The first plantings at Padthaway
 Kilikanoon winery in Clare. The result is a richly                                      customer. Wines like this have                                        bright red berries are coupled         started in 1964. Since then any favourable red soil
 flavoured wine which will exceed your expectations.                                     wide appeal and coupled with                                          with mouth filling creaminess.         is bound to have vines on it. Of these the newish
 As the saying goes; “good enough for Blockies,                                          the agreeable price slide neatly                                      A silky smooth tannin structure        plantings around the old coastal town of Robe are
 good enough for us”. Why it is called Blockies we                                       into the day to day drinking                                          is complemented by full fruit          significant, and these are called Mount Benson.
 will leave you to read about on the back label.                                         area.                                                                 flavours and a refreshing spritz       Thus this cabernet-merlot contains wines from a
                                                                                          Buy a single bottle for only $4.99.
                                                                                                                                                               kick to finish.”                       number of vineyards-hence the term Limestone
                      Buy a single bottle for only $6.99.
         Purchase a dozen for $83.88 and save $108.00.                                         Purchase a dozen for $59.88                                      Buy a single bottle for only $5.99.   Plains. Harry’s view is that we are blessed to be
                                                                                                           and save $24.00.                                          Purchase a dozen for $71.88      able to drink this quality for such a reasonable
                                                                                                                                                                                 and save $36.00.     price.
                                                                                         Also available McWilliams
                                                                                         Inheritance Fruit White &                                             Also available Banrock Station                             Buy a single bottle for only $9.99.
                                                                                         Moscato.                                                              Cabernet Sauvignon.                           Purchase a dozen for $119.88 and save $72.00.

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                                                                                  ea        Yellowglen Yellow                                         ea         Jacobs Creek                                              ea        Pierlant ‘Blanc de

     a bottle                                                     WAS $11.99
                                                                                            Brut N.V.
                                                                                            L   ight, fragrant and frothy,
                                                                                                dry and tasty, there is no
                                                                                            better way to enjoy the start of
                                                                                                                                       WAS $13.99
                                                                                                                                                                 Chardonnay Pinot
                                                                                                                                                                 Noir Brut N.V.
                                                                                                                                                                 O    utstanding     value
                                                                                                                                                                      money and has been a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Blanc’ Brut N.V.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     T    he French make the best
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          sparkling wines in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     world. In the budget category
                                                                                            a decent meal or function than                                       recommendation of ours since                                        no sparkling import comes
                                                                                            with a glass of good sparkling                                       it was first released about six                                     close to Peirlant for quality
                                                                                            wine. Sparkling wine is the                                          years ago. Recall that the best                                     and price. The wine shows
                                                                                            perfect aperitif. A glass here                                       dry sparkling wines are made                                        gentle, dry fruit flavours and a
                                                                                            and there is even better. It                                         from chardonnay and pinot                                           finish that is surprisingly fine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and lengthy. The French are

                                                                                            has though taken years to                                            noir, the classic varieties in

               $ .90
                                                                                            get to today’s quality level.                                        French champagne. While                                             supreme masters at making
                                                                                            Our advice for many years                                            our best sparkling wines have                                       elegant sparkling wines at fair
                                                                                            at least with the budget end                                         been made from these varieties                                      prices. This skill requires a lot
                                                                                            of the sparkling market was                                          for several decades it is only                                      of technical ‘know how’ and
                                                                                            to tell customers to serve the                                       recently that they have been                                        they have plenty of that. The
                                       ea                                                   wines very cold, the colder the                                      used in wines that sell under                                       skills learned from the 350
                                                                                            better. Why? Because coldness                                        $10.00. There is no doubt that                                      years of perfecting Champagne

            WAS $13.99
                                                                                            numbs the palate and hides                                           today you drink better quality                                      have been passed on.
                                                                                            the poor quality. Do not worry                                       wines for the same price than a                                      Buy a single bottle for only $8.99.
                                                                                            about that now as the quality is                                     decade ago.                                                             Purchase a dozen for $107.88.
                                                                                            outstanding. For this product                                         Buy a single bottle for only $8.99.
                                                                                            we give the credit to Charles                                             Purchase a dozen for $107.88
                                                                                            Hargraves-a wine making wiz.                                                           and save $60.00.
                                                                                             Buy a single bottle for only $7.99.
                                                                                                  Purchase a dozen for $95.88
                                                                                                              and save $48.00.

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                                                                  Sparklers                                           ea           Hardy’s Sir James                                       ea           Brown Brothers                                         ea
                                                                                                                                   Cuvee Brut                                                           Zibibbo NV & Zibibbo
                                                             Seppelts Fleur de Lys
                                                                                                       WAS $16.99                                                               QUALITY                                                         WAS $15.99
                                                             N.V.                                                                  I  t must be fun having a                                            Rosa NV

                                                                                                                                      wine named after you. This

                                                             B    elieve me when I tell you
                                                                  that recently I tried this
                                                                                                                                   sparkler is of course named
                                                                                                                                   after Sir James Hardy, famous
                                                                                                                                                                                                        I  t turns out zibibbo is another
                                                                                                                                                                                                           name for one of the several
                                                                                                                                                                                                        hundred muscat grapes and is
                                     TH                      wine out of a plastic bottle.                                         wine man and sailor. You                                             probably Muscat of Alexandria.
                                       VIOU                  Apparently they use this                                              would of course want your                                            These sparkling wines combine
                                    PRE EST                  packaging for events where                                            name on a wine that was                                              the intense grapey character
                                     LOW E                   glass is unsafe and also where                                        delicious to drink. No worries                                       of this variety with a hint of
                                      PRIC                   weight is an issue. If it can taste                                   on that score as it is generally                                     balancing sweetness and a low
                                                             good from plastic and it did,                                         recognised in the industry that                                      alcohol. We can see a lot of uses
                                                             we have even more reason to                                           the best sparkling wine maker                                        for this clean, fresh fruity style
                                                             recommend it to our customers                                         in the country is Ed Carr who

 A Friendly Sparkle
                                                                                                                                                                                                        which in a way is an Australian
                                                             when out of glass.                                                    makes all the sparkling wines                                        equivalent of the famous Italian
                                                             Thinking back this brand was                                          at Hardy’s. This Sir James is                                        sparkling wine Asti Spumante.
                                                             first released in the mid 1980’s                                      an excellent example of how                                          The company describes the
 Coldstone Zibibbo Sparkling N.V.                            and has been on our ‘best value’                                      much our sparkling wines have                                        white wine as follows: “This
 C    oldstone Zibibbo Sparkling N.V. Fresh, fruity          list most years since. With still                                     improved over the last decade.                                       sparkling wine is a light straw
      and a lot of fun to drink is what we found upon        wines small companies often                                           Making sparkling wine is partly                                      colour and has lifted aromas of
 tasting this new release. We have been alerted to the       make more interesting wines                                           like making still wine but the                                       fresh passion fruit and melon.
 fun of the Zibibbo variety by Brown Bros who first          than large companies but the                                          grape selection is controlled                                        Zibibbo is bursting with bubbles
 released it about three years ago. They now have a          one area this does not apply                                          in a different manner and the                                        and summer fruit flavours
 white and a pink version. Coldstone is the new kid          is in the making of sparkling                                         work in the cellar is much                                           with a clean, stylish finish.”
 on the block and to grab a bit of market share have         wines. You need scale and a                                           more complex. The end result                                         The pink version is said to be
 made sure there version sells at a cheaper price. We        wide range of fruit sources to                                        you want to be light, fine and                                       slightly drier.
 love all of these new sparkling wines as they have          make great sparkling wines                                            delicate
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Buy a single bottle for only $11.99.
 brought back a lot of interest to champagne styles          and this is something only                                            Buy a single bottle for only $10.99.                                      Purchase a dozen for $143.88
 too many of which had become very dry and tart to           large companies like Seppelts                                             Purchase a dozen for $131.88.                                                      and save $48.00.
 drink. You will enjoy the fruit of this wine.               have. We continue with our
                       Buy a single bottle for only $8.90.   recommendation of this wine
          Purchase a dozen for $106.80 and save $61.08.      as a budget favourite.
                                                             Buy a single bottle for only $11.99.
                                                                  Purchase a dozen for $143.88
                                                                               and save $60.00.

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                                                   WAS $8.99                                                                                                                               WAS $13.99

                                                                                                         De Bortoli                                        Sunnyvale
                                                                                                         4 Litre cask                                        4 Litre
                                                                                                           varieties                                       cask range
                                                                                                       (excludes port)

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                                                                  WAS $29.99

     WAS $35.99                                                                                                                                                WAS $29.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 bOttLes
                                                             2 bOttLes                                                                                         2 bOttLes                                             FOr $52
                                                             FOr $52                                                                                           FOr $52

  Johnnie Walker Red              Black Douglas                 Longhorn Kentucky             Jim Beam White                       Bundaberg UP                    Lordson                Wild Turkey American              Jelzin Vodka
 Scotch Whisky 700ml           Scotch Whisky 700ml                Bourbon 700ml                    700ml                              700ml                     Dry Gin 700ml                 Honey 700ml                      700ml

                                        Pre-Mix Spirits Bargains $29.99
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                     4 Pk
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                                                                                                                                    4 Pk
                                                                     6 Pk
                                                                                                                   WAS $23.99
                                                      WAS $19.99
                                                 UDL                                                         Wild
  Smirnoff                                       Vodka                                                      Turkey
 Ice Double                                     varieties                                                   & Cola
    Black                                       cans x 6                                                   bottles x 4
 bottles x 4
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                                                                                               4 Pk

                                                                                                                                       4 Pk
                     6 Pk
                                                                                 WAS $19.99
                                                                                                                       WAS $23.99
        WAS $21.99
                                                                  Jack                                           Beam
 Cougar                                                         Daniel's                                         Black
 & Cola                                                         & Cola                                          & Cola                                                                           Jim Beam & Cola, Bundaberg Red & Cola
 cans x 6                                                       cans x 4                                        cans x 4                                                                            & Bundaberg Rum & Cola cans x 10

                                                                           Beer Bargains                                                                                                                             42        .99
     $      38       .99
                     24 Pk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WAS $54.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 24 Pk

      WAS $44.99
                                                                     $   32
                                                                     WAS $36.99
                                                                                  24 Pk
                                                                                                                                     $   43
                                                                                                                                      WAS $47.99
                                                                                                                                                   .99 24 Pk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Crown Lager
                                                                                                                                                                     Carlton Dry Fusion                                       stubbies x 24
                                       Hahn Super Dry                                                        Carlton Mid                                             Lime stubbies x 24
                                        stubbies x 24                                                        stubbies x 24                                         (also Lemon & Black)

         $   44
         WAS $59.99
                       24 Pk                                       $   39        .99
                                                                                 24 Pk
                                                                                                                               $   19.99
                                                                                                                               WAS $29.99
                                                                                                                                           12 Pk
                                                                                                                                                                                      $    14.99    4 Pk

                                                                     WAS $59.99                                                                                                       WAS $19.99

                                             Budweiser                                                 Miller Chill                                            Miller Genuine Draft                                                 Lager
                                            stubbies x 24                                             stubbies x 24                                                stubbies x 12                                                 stubbies x 4

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Buy Nine get
        equivalent to $35.99 a case
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ea                   from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 WAS $15.99                                    Golden West
              $       44                        .99                                                                                                   6 PaCk                                                                                              Follow Up Western Beaucoup
                                                                                                                                                   of Pure blonde White with                                                                              T   his offer provides a mighty bargain for
                                                    24pk                                                                                           each case of Pure blonde
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              customers. This is how it works. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          producer (Western Beaucoup) has naturally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          packed 12 bottles in each case. But since they

                  WAS $49.99                                                                                                                         Harry adds a                                                                                         have too much wine they have only charged us
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          for 9 bottles and we in turn charge you for nine

                                                                                                                                                     FREE 6 pack!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          bottles. Thus you pay the bottle price times nine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          but pick up a carton containing twelve bottles-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          or as it says on the carton BONUS THREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BOTTLES. The wine was sourced from the
                                                                                                                                                  W      hat a great sale bargain – buy
                                                                                                                                                         a case of Pure Blonde or Pure
                                                                                                                                                  Blonde White and receive a FREE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          premium region of Frankland River, and includes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a touch of Margaret River, and we found the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          samples quite exciting to drink. This offer is
                                                                                                                                                  6 pack of Pure Blonde White! Pure                                                                       strongly recommended in our JUNE SALE.
                                                                                                                                                  Blonde White is a premium, aromatic                                                                                        Buy a single bottle for only $9.99.
                                                                                                                                                  wheat beer that has been brewed longer                                                                            Purchase nine for $89.91 and save $54.00
                                                                                                                                                  to reduce carbohydrates yet retain                                                                        or $6.00 a bottle PLUS your BONUS 3 Bottles FREE
                                                                                                                                                  flavor. Old wheat beer styles were                                                                                              with every nine purchased*.
                                                                                                                                                  renowned for being heavy but this new
                                                                                                                                                  release delivers a light hoppy flavor
                                                                                                                                                  with a smooth, clean finish. Harry loves
                                                                                                                                                  his premium beers and he recommends
                                                                                                                            Pure Blonde           this June Sale bargain offer.
                                                                                                                            stubbies x 24         Also available Pure Blonde White stubbies x 24

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                                                                                                                                               $                      .99


                                                                                                                                                WAS $44.99
                                                                                                                                                   XXXX Summer
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                                                                                                                                                        $                       .99                                                                                15 Pack


                       HB • HB                                                                                                                                                     24pk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WAS $18.99 Lobster Bay Marlborough
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Has Arrived

          $                        .99                                                                                                                    WAS $59.99

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sauvignon Blanc 2009

                                     24pk                                                                                                                                                                                                                 W      hen we buy well we like to pass our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 fortune on to our customers. Sauvignon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          blanc prices from New Zealand have softened

            WAS $33.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          over the last year so this has allowed us to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          bring you this bonus pack. You are charged the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          standard price per bottle that you have been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          paying over the last few months when you buy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          a case of 12. This time though the case contains
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          15 bottles so you get three FREE bottles.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Otherwise this is the delicious, fresh, sappy
                                                                                                                                                                                         Corona                                                           taste of Marlborough that you have got to enjoy
                                                                                                                                                                                      stubbies x 24                                                       over the last few years. Harry loves it when we
                                                                     Hahn Premium Light                                                                                                                                                                   can reward our customers.
                                                                        stubbies x 24                                                                                                                                                                                        Buy a single bottle for only $9.99.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Purchase a dozen for $119.88 and save $108.00
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             PLUS your BONUS 3 Bottles FREE

                                                                                           bOnus                                                                 44                .99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with every dozen purchased*.

             $     41              .99                                                                                                                                                24pk
                                                                                            PaLe aLe LOnG neCk
                                                                                            with each case purc

                                                                                                                                                              WAS $52.99

               WAS $47.99

                                                               Coopers Pale Ale                                                                       Coopers 62 Pilsner
                                                                stubbies x 24*                                                                         stubbies x 24*

                                                             216 Main St (corner of Royal &
                                                                          Waterloo Streets)                                                                                                                                                                                           the aLL neW
                                                             rear of Osborne Park Hotel                                                                                                                                                                                     Osborne Park
                                                             OsbOrne Park                                                                                                                                                                                                        Food • Beer • Wine
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Coffee • Entertainment

                                                             Ph: 9345 1913 9am till 9pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Whether it’s a great meal in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             The Main, an Ice Cold beer in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              S Lounge or catching up with a

                                                             OPen 7 days MOn - sat: till 8pm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              few friends in the O Bar & Beer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Garden, there is something for
Liquor License No. 6010002055                                            sunday: 10am                                                                                                                                                                                           Everyone at the New OPH!!
All items in this catalogue are advertised in good faith to be available at time of sale. However, some unforeseen problems may result in short supply of some items. Quantities may vary store to store. Photos of stock are only representative and may vary from store to store.       Specials end 14th June 2011

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