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Thursday 23 October 2014

Peter Gago

Peter Gago: Grange 2010 ‘best I’ve seen’

Penfolds is launching Grange 2010 today – a vintage where “nothing went wrong” according to the brand’s chief winemaker, Peter Gago.

Thursday, October 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds makes tactical launch move

Penfolds has announced a plan to shift the release date for its top end wines, launching them all together in October to tap into a key time of year for gift giving.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds recorking clinic unearths secret Grange

Penfolds winemakers inspected 230 bottles of Penfolds in London yesterday, including one bottle of “secret” Grange, at the brand’s recorking clinic.

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 2 Comments »

Penfolds recorking clinic returns to UK

Penfolds head winemaker Peter Gago has confirmed a plan to bring the Australian producer’s famous recorking clinic to London for the first time since 2008.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 No Comments »

‘Perfect’ Penfolds Grange sparks price war

A price war is raging among retailers in Australia over the 2008 vintage of Penfolds Grange, which received a perfect 100-point score from The Wine Advocate.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 1. Slimline Chardonnay

Chardonnay and Shiraz are undoubtedly Australia’s twin varietal icons, but while the latter has retained the world’s affection, the former had become distinctly unfashionable – and Oz has been blamed for altering its image.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 9. Tasmania fervour

We consider the fast-growing interest in Tasmania in our second of ten installments on Australia’s evolving wine industry.

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Penfolds Collection goes on sale for £1.2m

London’s newest fine wine retailer Hedonism Wines is selling a Penfolds Grange collection costing £1.2 million.

Friday, December 14th, 2012 No Comments »

Closures: Part 5 ­– the perfect solution?

Penfolds may have created the perfect closure solution by doing away with a stopper altogether, although it doesn’t come cheap.

Friday, September 14th, 2012 1 Comment »

Penfolds’ new luxury label augments confidence in Coonawarra

Penfolds addition of a 100% Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon to its high-priced range of luxury labels augments a growing international respect for wines from this Australian wine region.

Monday, June 11th, 2012 No Comments »

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