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We’d love to keep our conversation with you going, so please drop in to read our blog from time to time. We promise to entertain you and we’d love to hear from you in return. 

Viv Snowden
 
19 August 2021 | Viv Snowden

Winter in the Vineyard

Have you ever wondered about the seasons of a vineyard? We are lucky enough to be able to witness how the vines and vineyard respond to the changing seasons, and the lifecycle of a vine is particularly fascinating. Viv has written us a few words on Winter in the Vineyard here at Singefile, to keep you up-to-date and hopefully make you feel like you are walking here beside us through the rows of bare vines.  Continue »

Time Posted: 19/08/2021 at 12:43 PM Permalink to Winter in the Vineyard Permalink
Viv Snowden
 
15 April 2021 | Viv Snowden

Wine and War - A documentary

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Time Posted: 15/04/2021 at 10:59 AM Permalink to Wine and War - A documentary Permalink
Viv Snowden
 
6 January 2021 | Viv Snowden

The Story of Fumé Blanc

Fumé Blanc - a smoky Sauvignon style achieved by fermenting a proportion of the fruit in oak barrels.  Continue »

Time Posted: 06/01/2021 at 5:50 PM Permalink to The Story of Fumé Blanc Permalink
Viv Snowden
 
28 October 2020 | Viv Snowden

The Rosé Evolution

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Time Posted: 28/10/2020 at 9:00 AM Permalink to The Rosé Evolution Permalink
Viv Snowden
 
23 July 2020 | Viv Snowden

The Best Kept Secret in the World of Wine

Singlefile’s pursuit of excellence is supported by its commitment to the Great Southern region. If biggest is best, then this region of 16,712 square kilometres wins the trophy. It has about 20 square kilometres of planted vineyards and is home to five diverse sub regions that yield premium fruit across a wide range of varieties, from Riesling and Chardonnay to Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.  Continue »

Viv Snowden
 
16 June 2020 | Viv Snowden

Cork versus Screw Cap Closures

Viv has taken a good look at both cork and screwcaps and debunks some of the myths. As she says “To settle this debate for yourself, you only have to decide which of the pros and cons matter to you. One thing is clear - either way, you won’t necessarily be sacrificing quality!"  Continue »

Viv Snowden
 
19 May 2020 | Viv Snowden

Physical isolation and the Wollemi Pine

The recent circumstances of the need for physical isolation to protect our community from Covid-19 has reminded Viv of the physical isolation of this single tree, the Wollemi Pine, from its roots in the Jurassic and more recently from its parents in the Wollemi National Park. A Wollemi Pine now resides humbly on the Singlefile vineyard in Denmark, where visitors to our Cellar Door can enjoy this amazing Pine in its quiet isolation.  Continue »

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Viv Snowden
 
14 February 2020 | Viv Snowden

Sparkling wines - what's in a name?

Champagne, Prosecco, Cava. What do all these different names for sparkling mean? Learn more about the methods behind production of these wines in this insightful blog from Singlefile co-founder Viv Snowden.  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/02/2020 at 10:30 AM Permalink to Sparkling wines - what's in a name? Permalink
Viv Snowden
 
4 February 2020 | Viv Snowden

Wine and chocolate pairing on trend

Since we introduced our Coco d'Vino tasting at the Cellar Door, it has been an incredibly popular experience. Here Viv explains more about the chocolates we use and our upcoming Taste Great Southern event.  Continue »

Viv Snowden
 
26 September 2019 | Viv Snowden

The passion, places and personality of Pinot Noir

A notoriously fickle variety to grow and make, but one of our favourites here at Singlefile is pinot noir. Find out more about the qualities of this thin-skinned red grape in our blog.  Continue »

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