‘Simple’ cooking is not only delicious, but it can also be easy. The Ottolenghi SIMPLE cookbook delivers the goods with over 130 brilliant recipes from award winning Chef Yotam Otttolenghi. It truly is everything you love about Ottolenghi, made simple.
Greenock Creek was established by Michael and Annabel Waugh in 1984 after buying a rundown house beside the Seppeltsfield estate with a couple of acres of old Shiraz vines already planted along the creek line.
Thompson Estate is aMargaret River winery based in the dress circle sub region of Wilyabrup along with Moss Wood, Cullen, Woodlands, Pierro, Fraser Gallop, Gralyn and Vasse Felix. Like their cohorts, Thompson Estate makes exceptional wines.
We are absolutely delighted to be offering Picardy wines! Our Buyer & Sales Manager, Matt Wallace was the assistant winemaker there between 2000 and 2004. Picardy first made wine in 1996, becoming a pioneer of exceptional, cool climate Pinot Noir in Western Australia.
Sharing a winemaker with Dandelion Vineyards is Heirloom which began it’s life in the 2000 vintage with the intention of making exceptional wines from primarily old vineyards, planted to the best clones and embracing organic and biodynamic principles. They create wines from the McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley, Eden Valley, Adelaide Hills and Coonawarra which almost always pick up a bunch of gold medals and often trophies. At time of writing our selection of these fabulous wines shows 32 gold medals and 3 trophies.
We’ve been trying to get better at the sustainability thing here at winedirect.com.au...the wines you are ordering are now quite likely to arrive in a cardboard box that we’ve reused rather than just using recycled cardboard. It’s better for the planet and keeps our costs down which in turn enables us to spend a bit more on the delicious wines you’ve been receiving. If we’ve got sturdy enough cardboard in da house, we are using it to get your precious wines out to you...
You might remember the story of the Emperor’s New Clothes - in which a couple of impoverished tailors convince a preening peacock Emperor that they can make him the most fabulous set of threads in the universe. They also tell him that those too stupid or unsuited to their roles within the court won’t be able to see them. They don’t actuallymake any clothes and the King is too insecure to call them on it, as is his court and the populace who he parades in front of starkers. Nice kit champ!
We've been lucky enough to stock Bleasdale Vineyards on and off for a few years now and are delighted to have in stock now their first ever Grenache, a Shiraz and a Cabernet. All three got the universal thumbs up from our tasting panel.
Tim Smith Wines was established in 2001 after Tim was fortunate enough to win a scholarship to Rhone Valley. Effectively the Barossa Grape and Wine Association selected a winemaker that showed promise in the Barossa.
Good bread aka ‘the staff of life’ is certainly sustaining, comforting and bloody tasty when done well.With most of usspending more time at home,we’ve noticed a lot more baking going on amongst us winedirecties and out there in Facebook and Instaland too.