April 2014 Newsletter

April 2014 Newsletter

An exclusive deal! Our wine club and upcoming  events!

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Introducing Chateau Laroche Joubert 2010.

To celebrate the arrival of this delicious red wine from Bordeaux, we are offering an exclusive deal to our mailing list and social media followers.


Usually $27.00 we are giving 20% off or $22.60 per bottle.


Call us on 02 6020 6016 or jump ONLINE.

Type in code APRIL14 at the checkout to receive the 20% off.

This is an easy drinking merlot blend from the Bordeaux Cotes de Bourg appellation. The vineyards of Bourg face Margaux across the Gironde estuary and offer excellent quality and excellent value for money. This wine is getting great feedback from those lucky enough to taste it. Perfect easy drinking autumn red!

Grapes: 60% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Malbec

Wine making: Long maceration for 3-4 weeks in small temperature controlled vats. Aged for 12 months in oak

Our tasting notes: The expressive nose presents notes of red fruits and plums. A delicious mouth-filling wine, with lovely fruit and minerality, good balance and nice tannins. This wine offers very good value for money wine. A good example of what the small producers in Bordeaux can do, especially in good years (such as the 2010 vintage).

Ready to drink now but will improve with one-three years cellaring.

This wine received a silver medal in Paris and Aquitaine wine shows (a much lower proportion of wines receive medals at French wine shows compared to Australia so this equates to an excellent wine). USA Wine Enthusiast magazine also gave it 86 points .

Offer expires Sunday May 5, 2014.

Order one bottle or order a lot. Its up to you!


Not a member of our wine club yet? You can choose 3, 6 or 12 bottles every 3 months. More details here.


The recent French Long Lunch, part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival at Comme restaurant in Alfred Place. Read more in our blog.



Last month we supplied wine for The French Dinner. Featuring a degustation dinner with food by 3-hat chef Guillaume Brahimi and matched wine by DiscoverVin including the classyChateau Rollan de By 2006 . It was an amazing night – some photos here.

There are 3 more “The French dinners” coming up in Sydney and Melbourne in secret locations – and they are bound to sell-out.
Melbourne June 28
Sydney September 20
Melbourne November 15
Further details here.

Chophouse, one of our favourite Sydney CBD restaurants is holding a winter dinner on 3rd June at 6:30pm. Cost is $95 per head  and it’s called ‘Offal the Beaten Track’ . The dinner includes one of DiscoverVin’s white wines . We attended a dinner at Chophouse last year and it was a fantastic night- excellent food, service, atmosphere and generous wine pours. Click here for details.

We are planning more dinners in winter and spring.

Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more updates as events are added. Or check out ourevents page


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