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Angelica Nohra

Why we decided to be wine importers...

As we approach the 10 year anniversary of Direct Wine Cellars, we were in a reflective mood so I decided it was time to explain why we do what we do and how it all began.

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Sangiovese Vs Syrah Vs Shiraz - Three names, two grape varietals!

Sangiovese, Syrah, Shiraz. What are they? Where are they grown? Can they be blended? 

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Italian Wine Week - In the lead up to Italian Republic Day!

Italian Wine Week - In the lead up to Italian Republic Day!  Angelica Nohra  Wine Importer | Wine List Consultant | Speaker       Our favourite sales week is coming!  We have been holding Italian Wine Week, in the lead up to Italian Republic Day since Direct Wine Cellars' inception so many years ago. But why do we celebrate Italian wine week? Well, there are over 1300 native grape varieties in Italy and it's a celebration of just that. It's also a way for people to try some varietals they wouldn't usually try and get an understanding of the uniqueness of...

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Sauvignon Blanc Vs Pinot Grigio - What's the difference?

Whats the difference between Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc? We put these two grapes to the test.

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Pinot Grigio Vs Pinot Gris Vs Chardonnay Taste - Let's compare!

Whats the difference between Pinot Grigio and Chardonnay. This is the blog that puts them up against each other! Pinot Grigio vs Chardonnay. What's your favourite?

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Sangiovese, Syrah, Carmenere, Viognier, Albarino - What new wine should I try?

Sangiovese, Syrah, Carmenere, Viognier, Albarino - What new wine should I try? Angelica Nohra Wine Importer | Wine List Consultant | Speaker      FAQ: I am only familiar with Australian wines, what new wine should I try?  Look, I don't blame you. We grow up around Penfolds and Rosemount, Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz. So why would you know anything about Chianti, Malbec, Pinotage or any other international grape variety?  I thought I'd put a little guide together to help you in finding wines that may taste 'familiar' to you while your palate adapts to new varietals from all over...

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Best wine app Australia? Here are my top 4

Check out the most interesting wine platforms and apps in Australia right now.

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Wine Country - Top 5 Underrated Australian Wine Regions

Our guide to the most underrated wine country in Australia.  Go and give them a visit and find a new favourite.

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