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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 »

Time Posted: 17/02/2022 at 1:00 PM Permalink to Time to Open That Bottle? Permalink
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
Ian Fenech
16 September 2021 | Ian Fenech

Raising a Glass to Grenache

Read on to learn more about this versatile variety, and Singlefile’s Single Vineyard Grenache, in this piece by Ian from our talented cellar door team.  Continue »

Time Posted: 16/09/2021 at 4:41 PM Permalink to Raising a Glass to Grenache Permalink
Ian Fenech
2 September 2021 | Ian Fenech

'The Philip Adrian': Proudly Wearing the Cabernet Crown

Cabernet Sauvignon can be viewed as the brooding vinicultural personification of regal majesty, its image deeply etched into our collective wine consciousness. When finely crafted, Cabernet should be opulent yet elegant; bold, but also marked with nuanced complexity.  Continue »

Time Posted: 02/09/2021 at 1:52 PM Permalink to 'The Philip Adrian': Proudly Wearing the Cabernet Crown Permalink
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

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