How to pair wine with vegetarian food

Michael Quirk
16
Mar
How to pair wine with vegetarian food

Matching your food and wine should be fun and not a stressful experience. The basic rules of white wine with white meat, and red wine with red meat, have been tried and tested and some may say the thought of pairing wine and a vegetarian dish is a bit daunting. Fear not, matching wines to vegetarian food is […]

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It’s grape picking time at Hanwood

Michael Quirk
9
Mar
It’s grape picking time at Hanwood

So it’s harvest time at our home, Hanwood Estate. The winery is abuzz with excitement as we start the winemaking journey for 2017. But after months of preparation and planning, how do our viticulture and winemaking teams determine when the best time to start picking is?  Three factors contribute to this decision: timing, sugar and […]

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Everything you need to know about vintage wine

Michael Quirk
28
Feb
Everything you need to know about vintage wine

A vintage wine is one made from grapes that were all, or primarily, grown and picked in a single specified year. Most white wine and red wines in Australia come from a single vintage, and the specific vintage year is printed on the front label of each bottle. Each vintage wine has a unique flavour […]

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McWILLIAM’S WINES LAUNCHES FLAVOURED FORTIFIEDS

Harriet Moore
17
Oct
McWILLIAM’S WINES LAUNCHES FLAVOURED FORTIFIEDS

McWilliam’s Wines is proud to announce its new range of McWilliam’s Flavour Infusions. Inspired by the bygone era, McWilliam’s Flavour Infusions combines the richness of traditional fortified wine with exciting new flavours of coffee, strawberry and spice. A new concept in the fortified market, this range provides an opportunity to transcend the traditional ‘fortified wine’ […]

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MCWILLIAM’S WINES 2017 JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION RESULTS

Harriet Moore
9
Aug
MCWILLIAM’S WINES 2017 JAMES HALLIDAY WINE COMPANION RESULTS

McWilliam’s Wines is thrilled to announce our recent success in the 2017 James Halliday Wine Companion. This year, McWilliam’s Wines received an exceptional result with eight wines scoring 90 points or higher. We also received the prestigious five red star winery rating for the third consecutive year. The 2017 Edition of James Halliday’s definitive guide […]

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THE LEN EVANS TUTORIAL ANNOUNCED WINNER OF MCWILLIAM’S MAURICE O’SHEA AWARD 2016

Harriet Moore
26
Jul
THE LEN EVANS TUTORIAL ANNOUNCED WINNER OF MCWILLIAM’S MAURICE O’SHEA AWARD 2016

Last night the Australian Wine Industry’s most prestigious accolade – the McWilliam’s Maurice O’Shea Award was presented to The Len Evans Tutorial. Held every two years, the Maurice O’Shea Award recognises an individual or group for their outstanding contribution to the wine industry. Conceived by the late Len Evans AO OBE; The Len Evans Tutorial has […]

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McWilliam’s Wines awarded Australian Shiraz Trophy at the International Wine Challenge

Harriet Moore
2
Jun
McWilliam’s Wines awarded Australian Shiraz Trophy at the International Wine Challenge

McWilliam’s Wines is proud to announce our recent success at the International Wine Challenge held in London. Our McWilliam’s Flagship ‘1877’ Hilltops Shiraz 2014 received the prestigious Australian Shiraz trophy, awarded to the Best Australian Shiraz at the show. Winemaking Manager Bryan Currie described the wine as “the ultimate expression of Hilltops and New South Wales Shiraz; […]

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A long standing relationship: McWilliam’s Wines and the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

Harriet Moore
26
Apr
A long standing relationship: McWilliam’s Wines and the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW (RAS) is a non-profit organisation supporting the growth and development of the Australian agricultural industry. This pioneering organisation is host to a number of competitions, education programs and events across New South Wales which promote agricultural excellence, maintain world class standards across the industry and support our rural communities. […]

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Celebrate the festive season with McWilliam’s Show Reserve Rare Fortified Wines

Vanessa Richardson
1
Dec
Celebrate the festive season with  McWilliam’s Show Reserve Rare Fortified Wines

With more than 135 years and six generations of winemaking experience, McWilliam’s has a long and prestigious history in producing fortified wines. With its wealth of knowledge, McWilliam’s affords its vintage fortifieds the time to cellar and release them only when they reach optimum maturity. Senior Winemaker Russell Cody is honoured to introduce this new […]

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McWilliam’s champions the best of NSW with latest Flagship releases

Vanessa Richardson
1
Dec
McWilliam’s champions the best of NSW with latest Flagship releases

McWilliam’s is welcoming a Chardonnay and Shiraz to its iconic Flagship Range, which showcase the best of the Hilltops and Tumbarumba regions. The 2014 “1877” Hilltops Shiraz is a welcome addition to the traditional shiraz cabernet blend, and the 2013 “842” Tumbarumba Chardonnay is the first table white wine in the range. The Flagship Range […]

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