Our new world case allows you to taste wines from Argentina, South Africa, Chile, and New Zealand of course.
South Africa Beyond the periphery of South Africa’s conventional vineyard regions lie great vinous treasures, resigned to anonymity; forgotten, abandoned or just simply undiscovered. It is the mission of Rick, our intrepid Cape Crusader, to seek out and liberate these rare wines, consigning them to the table of the most inquisitive and discerning imbiber. Each episode represents a precious parcel that is both unique and finite.
Wyebrook Estate is the wine growing operation of long time Marlburians and winegrowers Steve and Steph Fisher. Wyebrook is a 22.7 ha vineyard on the corner of Ben Morven and New Renwick Roads in the Southern Valleys district of Marlborough. It is in the shape of a ‘Y’, that resembles two streams converging to form a ‘babbling brook’, hence the name. The vineyard is planted solely to Sauvignon Blanc.
The wine maker, Alan McCorkingdale. has wine making experience in Burgundy, Champagne, Alsace, The Rheingau, Hunter Valley and Tasmania and is also actively involved in mentoring, wine production and wine marketing to New Zealand and international producers.
Andrew and Nicki McPherson first established their winery in 1968 in the beautiful hills of the Strathbogie Ranges, Central Victoria. They have loved every minute of watching their home grown cottage industry develop into a major player on the world stage.
Finca Las Moras is a pioneer winery cultivating wines on the Zonda, Tulum and Pedernal Valleys of the San Juan river at the foot of the Andean range. The grapes for this select Malbec come from the high altitude vineyards of the Pedernal. At 1350 metres the vines are exposed to an extremely dry climate with high thermal amplitude and a natural source of irrigation from the melting snow water of the Andes.
The climate influences of the Andes and the Pacific Ocean have a great impact on Chilean wine. Cool-Climate Wines. Even though much of Chile has a dry, Mediterranean climate, the coastal influence produce fresh whites like Chardonnay and sauvignon with the perfect integration of fruit driven wines while maintaining excellent minerality.