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Josef's first Tempranillo wins GOLD at 2019 Sydney Royal Wine Show!

We are beyond excited to announce that our 2018 Tempranillo from the Adelaide Hills took home a gold medal at the Sydney Royal Wine Show! Not only that, it was also voted best in class! What an honour! The entire team is over the moon and feeling very proud of this accomplishment.   GOLD MEDAL2019 KPMG SYDNEY ROYAL WINE SHOW 95: Top wine!25/1 | Orbach Family Wines Pty Ltd: 2018, Ok Tempranillo COLLINGWOOD VIC Judges Comments: "Very solid Class. The 2018 wines shone with their brightness and vitality. Top wine had depth of fruit with judicious use of oak."

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Pop-Up Winemakers Garage Sale!

3 DAYS ONLY:THURSDAY 28TH (4-7PM) FRIDAY 29TH (10-6PM)SATURDAY 30TH (10-6PM) Were opening our garage doors in Collingwood for special 3 day sale: PRICES SLASHED on Georgie Orbach, Side Gate and Macaw Wines. All wines on tasting (FREE!) EXTENDED HOURS: Twilight shopping Thursday 4-7pm! FREE BBQ Lunch (Friday & Saturday between 12-2pm) 57 ROKEBY ST, COLLINGWOOD DONT MISS OUT

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Josef and Emme make Kimchi

Its always a wonder cooking with live cultures - ingredients that gradually ferment allowing the flavours to develop and become more complex, tangy and spicy over time! (Just magical, really!) Here is a simple Kimchi recipe that is a treat to slowly prepare and make over the course of the weekend (especially with a few wines at hand!) - Not only is it filled with good bacteria for your gut - you'll find this Kimchi so delicious, that you'll be having it as a side with most meals: Traditional Kimchi Recipe Check out Emme's Kimchi breakfast - with deep fried rice noodles: Emme is josef's youngest daughter who contributes to Orbach Family Wines with beautiful design, and keeps customers up to...

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Orbach Family Wines are off to Hong Kong!

It's been a little while since these two teamed up together: Our winemaker Josef Orbach, and label designer John Jewell share a passion for beautiful design, and delicious wine! They'll be flying off next week to be part of the Australian Wine contingent at VINEXPO in Hong Kong and will be show casing our Side Gate Wines and a variety of innovative export labels. 

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Pinot lovers rejoice: WE WON BRONZE!

For a small family wine business in the gigantic world of wine, we are packing a punch!! And so, we’re very proud to announce our recent win at the London International Wine Competition 2018 with our 2017 Pinot Noir Adelaide Hills. A bronze is no mean feat in this show amongst shows. Worthy of note: No Pinot Noir’s were allocated a Gold and one Silver went to Santa Barbara, USA. This win has confirmed our place as a serious wine company dedicated to delivering great quality wines at very fair prices. For the lovers of Pinot Noir it can be an expensive journey to source and enjoy this amazing grape variety, there are also many ways to approach the handling...

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