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Cool Australia

July 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Cool Australia (Cooler Climate Australian Wines)      by Marty Cook

Australia. A single nation island Continent. Vast, mysterious, unique, and hot. Much of the interior of Australia is arid, desert land. The continental heat index is further exacerbated by the proximity of Australia to the hole in the atmospheric ozone layer, although that trend has been reversing. Australia nonetheless remains relatively hot.

Australia is also a significant wine producing nation. The country has a rich wine-growing tradition that stems back to the Nineteenth Century. The first wine that generally comes to mind when thinking of Australian wine production is Shiraz, which grows well in hotter regions. The flip side in all of this is that there are cooler climate areas in Australia’s coastal regions. These cooler climate regions are conducive to growing cool climate grapes, chief among which are such varieties as Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Noir.

Come with us on Sunday, July 11th at 3:30 pm to The Land Down Under as we explore these balanced, more moderate, food-friendly Australian wines that are grown in cooler climates from cool climate grapes. “Cool Australia” presenter Joe Via will lead us through this event, leaning on his prior experience as a wine buyer when he had occasion to visit Australia and learn first-hand about Australian wine production.

Cooler climate Australian wines is a side of Australian wines with which you may be unfamiliar, and all the more reason to learn about them. Plan now to join us for this event on Sunday, July 11th at 3:30 pm for our virtual presentation on Zoom.

In advance of our presentation, please try to secure at least two of the following recommended examples of cooler climate Australian wines (for Pennsylvania residents, PLCB Codes and pricing are included):

  • PLCB Code #84331 – Pikes Riesling, Clare Valley 2019 $15.99 (Very Limited Inventory)
  • PLCB Code #84324 – Alkoomi Riesling, Great Southern 2019 $16.99 (Limited Inventory)
  • SO# 622214 – Frisk ‘Prickly’ Riesling Alpine Valleys 2020 $9.59+$3.00 shipping+.58 tax – Total $13.17                (Available through Special Order only).
  • PLCB Code #76149 – Holm Oak Pinot Noir Tasmania 2016 – Now $23.99, reduced from $29.99                (Extremely limited inventory available through Special Order only). Or, because of limitations, anything                 you can find from Tasmania.

Click the following link to join our Zoom presentation of “Cool Australia (Cooler Climate Australian Wines)”


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July 11
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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