Neil McGuigan and his Handmade Shiraz at Roussillon

I’ve come to realize that I’ve got a love/hate relationship with Australian wine. Hate the cheap, supermarket stuff, love the premium vino. Well, can you blame me? Why couldn’t it be the other way around, love the cheap stuff, hate the expensive stuff – if only.

I was at the fashionable French restaurant, Roussillon for a food and winematching  lunch the other day with the winemakers of McGuigan Vineyards, Neil McGuigan and Peter Hall and had a chance to chat with them about their super-premium wine, the 2008 Handmade Shiraz. McGuigan Vineyards started out in the Hunter Valley but they now source their grapes from some of Australia’s most famous wine regions, including, Barossa Valley, Coonawarra, Eden Valley and Langhorne Creek, which is where this particular shiraz hailed from, click on the video to find out more about this super-premium…

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I was invited to lunch by Cube Communications. Thanks, guys!

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