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Riddoch Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Tasting Notes
With flavours of juicy black cherries & fresh mint, this smooth & complex red wine ends with hints of sweet vanilla.

Riddoch Reserve

2018 Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon
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Taketsuru Pure Malt Whisky Tasting Notes
This is a sweet & smooth entry-point into the world of Japanese whisky, with this bottle coming from whisky brand Nikka.

Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt

Japanese Blended Malt Whisky
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Yulli's Slick Rick Rampaging Red Ale Tasting Notes
Full-bodied & mouth-coatingly dry in taste, this is a bitter red ale with flavours of dry malt & hops, making it best with heavy dishes.

Yulli's Slick Rick Rampaging

Red Ale
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Hardys HRB Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 Tasting Notes
A unique blend of grapes from all over the country, this wine has flavours of juicy blackcurrant & fresh mint, making it gift-worthy.

Hardys HRB

2017 Multi-Regional Cabernet Sauvignon
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Wildspirit Bloody Merry Gin Tasting Notes
A unique craft gin, it is light-bodied & rather subtle in its flavour profile, making it great for sipping on neat or mixed with softer tonic waters.

Wildspirit Bloody Merry

Australian Distilled Gin
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Guillaume Gonnet Bel Ami Châteauneuf du Pape 2017 Tasting Notes
A light-bodied & smooth style of mostly dry red wine, it has soft amounts of both tannin & acidity & a delicately sweet aftertaste.

Guillaume Gonnet Bel Ami

2017 Châteauneuf du Pape Red Blend
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Never Never Southern Strength Gin Tasting Notes
A bold & high ABV craft gin, this distilled gin is best used in a swathe of gin cocktails thanks to its ability to cut through almost any mixer.

Never Never Distilling Southern Strength

Australian Distilled Gin
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Hardys Char No.3 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Tasting Notes
Bold & moderately tannic, this is a superb example of McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon with flavours fresh mint & juicy dark plum.

Hardys Char No.3

2018 McLaren Vale Cabernet Sauvignon
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Never Never Triple Juniper Gin Tasting Notes
Being very dry, bitter, & peppery, this craft gin is perfect for those who prefer a dry & bitter style of juniper-forward gin.

Never Never Distilling Triple Juniper

Australian Distilled Gin
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Robert Mondavi Private Selection Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 Tasting Notes
A bold red wine that has been aged in former bourbon whiskey barrels, it is sweet & smooth, with flavours of vanilla & blackberry.

Robert Mondavi Private Selection

2018 Monterey County Cabernet Sauvignon
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Balter Brewing Co IPA Tasting Notes
A full-bodied & hoppy bitter style of ale with lots of piney hops flavour, this is perfect for those who want a typical example of IPA.

Balter Brewing Co

IPA
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Bodega Matsu Tempranillo 2018 Tasting Notes
This is a dry & rather tannic style of wine with flavours of dark cherry & subtly bitter dry spice, making it a bold Spanish red.

Bodega Matsu El Picaro

2018 Toro Tempranillo
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Brix Spiced Rum Tasting Notes
A step away from overly-sweet rum, this Australian craft rum is refreshing thanks to its flavours of grapefruit & macadamia.

Brix Distillers

Spiced Rum
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Giesen 2019 Marlborough Riesling Tasting Notes
A rather sweet white wine with flavours of candied lemon & subtle honey, it would be paired best with spicy seafood or stir-fry dishes.

Giesen

2019 Marlborough Riesling
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Brix Gold Rum Tasting Notes
Smooth & rich, this craft rum is made with 5 & 8 Year old bourbon barrel aged rums, giving it flavours of honey & creamy butter.

Brix Distillers

Aged Rum
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Emilio Moro Tempranillo 2017 Tasting Notes
Somewhat dry in its taste, this Spanish red wine is moderately tannic & features complex flavours of clove spice & dark cherry.

Emilio Moro

2017 Ribera del Duero Tempranillo
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Brix White Rum Tasting Notes
A mixture of sweet & fruity, this unaged white rum from Brix has flavours of cream & crisp apples, making it perfect for cocktails.

Brix Distillers

White Rum
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Maison De La Villette Gamay 2018 Tasting Notes
A refreshingly acidic style of light red wine with no amounts of tannin, it has flavours of crisp red fruit, making it best served chilled.

Maison De La Villette

2018 French Gamay
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Brix Trail Mix Tasting Notes
A unique award-winner, this Australian spiced cane spirit has a strong spicy kick to it & flavours of liquorice & tangy orange.

Brix Distillers

Trail Mix
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Smashberry Grenache 2019 Tasting Notes
This is a fruity & crowd-pleasing red wine that would be perfect if served slightly chilled thanks to its lack of tannins & moderate acidity.

Smashberry

2019 McLaren Vale Grenache
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Jacob's Creek Double Barrel 2017 Shiraz Tasting Notes
This is a rather sweet & very smooth tasting medium-bodied wine that has only very mild tannins and no real acidity.

Jacob's Creek Double Barrel

2017 Barossa Valley Shiraz
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Jacob's Creek Double Barrel 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting Notes
A smooth & rather sweet-finishing wine that has flavours of mint & vanilla, it has a medium body & low acidity.

Jacob's Creek Double Barrel

2018 Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
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Australian Brandy: The Brands to Try & How to Drink Them

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