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Tempranillo takes home another medal - this time at the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards!

Last Friday we picked up a Bronze at the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards!   BRONZE MEDAL 2019 ROYAL MELBOURNE WINE AWARDS89.0 points Judges Comments: "Some earthy and savoury spice.. black pepper and dark cherry.. good mouth coating and fresh, medium weight."  "Subdued nose, cherry fruits, grippy tannin" "Nice simple red fruits, good structure, simple but nice drink.".  But hey, why not judge for yourself! We're offering a limited Tempranillo twin pack special: Two bottles of Side Gate Art Series wines for just $50, with free delivery for Melbourne metro customers! SHOP NOW Our Tempranillo stands tall with a previous award at the Sydney Royal Wine show:  GOLD MEDAL2019 KPMG SYDNEY ROYAL WINE SHOW 95 pointsTop of the classJudges Comments: "Very solid Class. The 2018 wines shone...

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Orange Moscato Cocktail Recipe

Move over Mimosa’s - there’s a new ‘breakfast’ cocktail in town!The acidity of the orange juice in this cocktail gently cuts through the sweet Moscato grapes to produce a delicious and light fruity punch. Top contender for Christmas morning, or a lazy Sunday brunch…because it’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right?! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Orange Moscato Cocktail  4 x 30ml shots Side Gate Moscato1 x 30ml shot Cointreau 1 x 30ml shot Orange juice2 sprigs of mint  Garnish: 2 orange slices2 strawberries (cut in half) Sprig of mint    1. Shake all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker with ice.2. Place orange slices in a glass first (nicely stacked against the glass wall) then fill with ice.3. Add liquid from cocktail shaker, and garnish with...

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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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