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Viv Snowden
 
14 April 2022 | Viv Snowden

Viv's Vintage Reflections

Vigneron Viv Snowden has documented her insights into vintage 2022 at Singlefile. The grapes have been handpicked, and are now being crushed and fermented, marking the culmination of another cycle in the life of our family vineyard.  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/04/2022 at 1:00 PM Permalink to Viv's Vintage Reflections Permalink
Claire Bateman
 
14 April 2022 | Claire Bateman

Vintage Wrap for Our Vineyards in the Great Southern

With the last picks of red wine fruit just around the corner, harvest is nearly complete for Vintage 2022 in the Great Southern. We reflect on the 2021-22 season in our vineyards.  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/04/2022 at 12:50 AM Permalink to Vintage Wrap for Our Vineyards in the Great Southern Permalink
Claire Bateman
 
17 March 2022 | Claire Bateman

Decoding Winemaking Terms

Do you know your pH from your Total Acidity? In this piece by Claire in Singlefile’s Perth office, we break down some of the common winemaking terms you may see on a bottle or a tasting note, to help you decipher them with confidence.  Continue »

Time Posted: 17/03/2022 at 12:23 PM Permalink to Decoding Winemaking Terms Permalink
Ian Fenech
 
3 March 2022 | Ian Fenech

Riesling and the Porongurup Sub-Region

Riesling has a long history in Australia with a sometimes ‘bittersweet’ reputation, stemming from an ongoing perception of riesling as a sweet wine. However, the rieslings of the Great Southern are characteristically dry, delicate and complex, telling a story of the nuances of terroir and place.  Continue »

Time Posted: 03/03/2022 at 12:49 PM Permalink to Riesling and the Porongurup Sub-Region Permalink
Claire Bateman
 
17 February 2022 | Claire Bateman

Time to Open That Bottle?

Open That Bottle Night was created in 1999 by journalists and husband-and-wife team Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, who had recently begun their wine column ‘Tastings’ in The Wall Street Journal. Many people reached out to ask them when was the ‘perfect time’ to open a bottle of cherished wine - they created Open That Bottle Night so that everyone could open those special bottles together, and create new memories.  Continue »

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Claire Bateman
 
20 January 2022 | Claire Bateman

The Basics of Food & Wine Pairing

The perfect wine and food match can elevate a simple meal into something very special. When choosing the wines for your dinner party, there are some guidelines that can help you create great matches at home. Claire from the Singlefile team has written a short piece on the basics of wine and food pairing to help get you started.  Continue »

Time Posted: 20/01/2022 at 12:56 PM Permalink to The Basics of Food & Wine Pairing Permalink
Christina Brown
 
9 December 2021 | Christina Brown

Singlefile's 'Back Label' Music Playlists

Enjoy your Singlefile wines with carefully curated matching playlists on Spotify  Continue »

Time Posted: 09/12/2021 at 2:50 PM Permalink to Singlefile's 'Back Label' Music Playlists Permalink
Ian Fenech
 
25 November 2021 | Ian Fenech

Our Great Southern Chilled Red, and the Beaujolais Nouveau style

With Australia’s warm climate it seems only natural for us to produce a chilled red wine in the style of Beaujolais Nouveau which offers the red wine flavour profile we love.  Continue »

Time Posted: 25/11/2021 at 2:23 PM Permalink to Our Great Southern Chilled Red, and the Beaujolais Nouveau style Permalink
Claire Bateman
 
28 October 2021 | Claire Bateman

Merlot: An oft-misunderstood Bordeaux classic

Merlot originates in the Libournais area encompassing much of the right bank of the Bordeaux wine region in France. Growing as loose bunches of dark blue fruit, its name is believed to come from the French word merle, a local name for the blackbirds who enjoyed eating the ripe fruit from the vines, or perhaps echoed the colour of the grape in their plumage.  Continue »

Time Posted: 28/10/2021 at 12:10 AM Permalink to Merlot: An oft-misunderstood Bordeaux classic Permalink

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