Bass Phillip Masterclass Release

 Last evening we met the enigmatic Phillip Jones, the Tsar of Aussie Pinot, for the launch of his brand new 2013 wines. A willful, independent man of very strong opinions (and never shy to share them), Phillip prefers to shun the inevitable public attention thrust at him due to the incredible quality of the wines…

Stonier Masterclass Standouts

It’s a rare experience to go to a tasting where so much attention is paid to just one or two varieties, where the magnifying glass is really positioned over a grape variety so you can see just how much small changes in site can completely transform flavours in the glass. Burgundy’s noble varieties, Chardonnay and…

Barossa Valley Estate Masterclass

Back in 1984, a group of 80 third and fourth generation Barossa Valley grape growers decided to band together and establish a cooperative. By doing this, they could combine their skills to show the richness and complexity of the Barossa from the small plots that they owned, located all over the Valley. The cooperative named…

Oakridge Masterclass

The Yarra Valley was Victoria’s first wine growing district, with a history stretching back over 160 years to when vines were first planted in 1838. A region used for production of cheap fortified wine for the majority of its early life, it underwent a vinous Renaissance when the planting of high-quality varieties began in the…

Hentley Farm Masterclass

Set among the rolling hills on the banks of Greenock Creek at Seppeltsfield, Hentley Farm is a boutique, single estate vineyard that produces distinctive wines reflective of the exceptional site. Since the first vintage in 2002, Hentley Farm has cemented itself as one of Australia’s leading boutique wineries, being awarded a rare 5 red-stars and…

Essential Handbook For Collectors of Fine Wine

Reger Now for your free copy Packed with useful information such as cellaring tips, recommendations and vintage charts, it is a must have for anyone interested in starting their very own collection. To get your free copy of the handbook, simply fill in the form below INCLUDING YOUR POSTAL ADDRESS so we can send you…

New Vaults available at Alexandria NSW

Wine-Ark are pleased to announce that we have recently completed another stage of expansion at our Alexandria site in NSW . This new area brings online another 160 private wine vaults ranging in size from our very popular “baby” 10-12 case vaults to the NEW 450 case walk in vaults. Given that the Alexandria site…

Wine Ark Goes National

Wine Ark expands to become one of the world’s largest wine storage businesses Australia’s unflagging passion for wine has been the catalyst for the merging of the country’s largest wine storage provider, Wine Ark, with leading self storage company, National Storage, in a deal that will see Wine Ark significantly expand its national presence over…

Jeremy Oliver’s Australian Wine Annual Is Out Now

Jeremy Oliver’s Australian Wine Annual is the leading reference guide for thousands of wine buyers. Alphabetically arranged, it is a handy-sized book that fits easily into a handbag, glove box or coat pocket. Non-technical and simple to read, it identifies the best quality and value wines maker by maker, vintage by vintage. Importantly for wine…

Grange Dinner at Mezzaluna Potts Point

Penfolds Grange is an Australian icon that sits comfortably among the greatest wines in the world with longevity and providence unmatched in the local wine scene. Next month Wine-Ark, in combination with Fosters and Mezzaluna restaurant, are inviting you to an exclusive retrospective tasting of four exceptional vintages of Grange in an evening of Penfolds…