On the Vine Summer Wine Magazine Out Now

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On the Vine is Liquor Barons premium wine buying magazine and is made up of dozens of quality bottles which have been selected through blind tastings by our panel of experts. These are wines selected based off their merits and never their labels.

Rosè

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Triennes 2017
Méditerranée Rosé (Fr)

From the warm south, this wine exemplifies the French style - light and invigorating. The colour is the palest of apricot, there are fresh lively citrus aromas and the palate is dry and crisp. Perfect summer drinking with fun foods and fun people. Voilà. 

$23.99 each in any six pack
$23.99 each

 
 
 

Reds

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El Payador 2017
Malbec Mendoza Argentina

As expected, this is a deep crimson colour and has a lovely juicy-fruited nose with liquorice. The medium-bodied palate is long and savoury and driven by red berries and rounded tannins with oak playing a minor part. The Argentineans would eat half a cow with this; you’ll probably be a little more circumspect.

$14.99 in any six pack
$16.99 each

 

Whites

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Forest Hill 2018
Highbury Fields Sauvignon Blanc

Like many clever winemakers nowadays, Great Southern’s Forest Hill partially barrel ferments its sauvignon blanc to add structure, texture and complexity to the wine. It’s immediately apparent by a whiff of smoke and then some grip and fullness on the palate. The varietal herbal characters are still there, they’re just subdued. 

$16.99 each in any six pack
$19.99 each

Heath Werrett