November newsletter

November newsletter

Don’t miss out on our upcoming events, reviews and Christmas gift ideas, read on ……

DiscoverVin Upcoming Events:

Bordeaux Dinner at Fix St James, Sydney:

This Tuesday 13th November – some places still available, don’t miss out – great wines, sold out dinners in Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane ….. Read on, and be quick!

Sydney Morning Herald Sommelier of the Year 2012, Stuart Knox, and DiscoverVin are teaming up for a night of wining and dining.  Four delicious courses to be matched with a selection of Bordeaux wines. Sure to be a memorable evening. See our blog for details.

When: Tuesday 13th November 2012 at 7pm

Where: Fix St James, 111 Elizabeth Street, Sydney

More info: Fantastic value at $119 per person. or phone 0414 596 395 or see our blog for the “Discover New Bordeaux” dinner menu.

Bookings: are essential and credit card details are required to secure reservations – phone Helen on 0414 596 395. But be quick!

Rosé Revolution Events Australia wide:

DiscoverVin will again be involved with the Rosé Revolution events being held around the country – commencing this Wednesday 14th November and through the summer months.

We have two rosé wines included in this years promotion:

Chateau La Rayre Rosé, 2010 from Bergerac, Recently selected by French consumers for a guide called “Un vin presque parfait” or “an lamost perfect wine”. This is the second year running this rosé was selected for this guide. Due to pressing of the skins this is slightly darker in clour and richer on the palate than some other rosé and seems to be favored by customers who didn’t think that they liked rosé! $17.99
Domaine de la Croix Irrésistible Rosé, 2010. Cru Classé Provence. Named by Vigneron Magazine recently as one of the top 3 producers in Provence. (Copies of the article in French available on request!). Great looking bottle. Available in 750mls or 500mls – which seems to be working well for lunch or a picnic for two. $25 for 750mls and $19.90 for 500mls.
Please note that for every purchase, you can go into a draw to win a holiday for two to Port Douglas simply be entering your receipt number into the Rosé Revolution website.
If you haven’t have one of these rosé, now maybe the time to give them a go!

   You can sample DiscoverVin Domaine de la Croix Irrésistible Rosé (from Provence) and Château La Rayre Rosé from Bergerac, at the following venues:

  • Feddish in Melbourne on Wednesday 14th November: see attached invitation below
  • Kettle and Tin in Brisbane on Wednesday 14th November:  see attached invitation below
  • La Maison, Lincoln Causeway Wodonga on Thursday 15th November, 7pm to 9pm. Bookingsfor rosé tasting not required, however if you wish to stay for dinner you should book directly at La Maison by phoning 02 6023 1122.

Paris to Provence, Como House, Melbourne:

Join us for a tres francaise day in the gardens of Como House in South Yarra.  A weekend of all things French! Market stalls, entertainment, workshops, celebrity chefs, french cuisine and wine.  We will have wines by the glass to enjoy with a picnic on the lawn, or take home some bottles or gift packs from the DiscoverVin stall on the Croquet Lawn.

When: Friday 23rd Nov 4pm to 8pm, Saturday 24th Nov 10am to 6pm, Sunday 25th Nov 10am to 4pm

Where: Como House, South Yarra

More info:

DiscoverVin Wine Reviews:

Vivens par Château Durfort-Vivens (Margaux), 2007 – Review by Sean Mitchell from Grape Observer, October 2012 read review. Read more aboutVivens on the DiscoverVin website

Christmas Gift ideas:

See our Christmas Gift ideas. Our one, two or three bottle gift ideas come beautifully gift boxed with a $10 gift certificate and no charge for the gift box.
Or you might prefer to send a box of wine to match your celebrations.  Last year these were very popular as family gifts or contributions to the Christmas table.  Have a look at our Bordeaux Christmas or our Christmas Cracker Claret Pack or perhaps a valuepremium or prestige Christmas Day in a Box!

For our complete range of wines, Christmas Gift Ideas or Christmas Packs go straight to


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