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Melissa Moore

Melissa began her hospitality career in London working for the Rolling Stones, returning to Australia at the dawn of the wine bar explosion in Melbourne to develop a deep love of wine, restaurants, beaches and much warmer weather. She has judged at several national and local wine shows including The Royal Sydney Show, the NSW Wine Awards and The Alternative Varieties Wine Show, and contributed to the Sydney Morning Herald with wine selection articles. Melissa was selected to be a scholar of the Len Evans’ Tutorial and was dux of the 2019 New Zealand Family of Twelve Tutorial. She was previously Head Sommelier at Merivale and is now Beverage and Operations Manager for the Love Tilly Group. She lives in Sydney with her family.
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Hewitson Barrel 1853 Shiraz Mourvèdre 2021

The Hewitson Barrel 1853 Shiraz Mourvèdre is a rare and unique wine, blended from the best barrel each of the...
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Hewitson Old Garden Mourvèdre 2021

Planted in 1853, the original, ungrafted vines producing the Hewitson Old Garden Mourvèdre are believed to be the oldest on...
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Hewitson Monopole Shiraz 2021

Estate grown, the vines from this single vineyard are ‘Sélection Clonale’, grafted from one lone 1853 Shiraz vine found growing...
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Hewitson The Dorrien Bank Cabernet Sauvignon 2022

Planted in 1996, grapes for this new red from Dean Hewitson were estate-grown in the famous Dorrien sub-region that lies...
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Jardin d’Arômes Rosé Pays d’Oc 2022

If only life was always easy like a Sunday morning, a bowl of strawberries and cream, and this prettily bottled...
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Hewitson Falkenberg Shiraz 2021

Falkenberg is named for one of Dean Hewitson’s favourite growers, a scion of a generational Barossa Valley family now retired.  This...
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Hewitson Truffle Row Carignan Syrah Cinsault 2022 

Who needs a trip to the South of France when you can have your very own Southern Rhône blend of...
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Hewitson Lu Lu Sauvignon Blanc 2023

Also in the clear bottle, the 2023 Hewitson Lu Lu Sauvignon Blanc, named for Dean’s wife Louise, is classic Adelaide...
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Hewitson Lu Lu Shiraz 2021

Ripe, robust, rich and ridiculously good for the price, the 2021 Lu Lu Shiraz is vibrant with aromas of fruits-of-the-forest...
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Hewitson Madame M Blanc & Blanc 2022

Bright and appealing in a clear, lightweight bottle, the 2023 Blanc & Blanc is floral and heady with aromas of...

Small Victories Pinot Gris 2022

The 2022 Small Victories Pinot Gris charms with an entrance firmly in the fun-loving and generous spectrum, with gorgeously bright...
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Juniper Canvas Fiano 2022

This Fiano from Juniper’s Karridale vineyard in Margaret River is a vibrant white from vines whose DNA has been directly...

Small Victories Sparkling NV

Expansively bubbly, this Adelaide Hills Chardonnay and Pinot Noir blend is fragrant with lemon peel, white flowers and a minerality you’d...

Small Victories Sangiovese 2022

Aromas of bright new season’s morello cherries greet you at first take on this Adelaide Hills Sangiovese, along with an...

Small Victories Old Vine Grenache 2021

The clever Ashmead ladies are back with a juicy and vibrant, bright-as-a-button Old Vine Grenache from the Barossa Valley. Lively...

Small Victories Sangiovese 2021

The sisters (in-law) are back with a trio of approachable and delicious reds perfect for the cooling seasons. First off...

Small Victories Shiraz 2021

The Small Victories ladies are back with a brand-new lot of 2021 reds, like this Shiraz from grapes grown on...

Hewitson Ned & Henry’s Shiraz 2020

Another juicy classic from Dean Hewitson: Ned & Henry’s Shiraz, named after Dean’s sons, is from Barossa Valley vines with...

Hewitson Baby Bush Mourvèdre 2020

The ‘Baby Bush’ is 100% Mourvèdre, the spicy third baby of the GSM siblings also known as Mataro, and is...

Hewitson Miss Harry GSM 2020

Titled for the nickname of Dean Hewitson’s daughter Harriet, this is a quintessential easy-drinking Barossa Valley blend of Grenache, Shiraz...

Hewitson Belle Ville Rosé 2021

Produced from the classic Provençal varieties of Mourvèdre and Cinsault, this delicious Barossa Valley rosé is all classic strawberries and...

Chain of Ponds Unchained Grüner Veltliner 2021

One of a pigeon pair released (in a funky bottle and eye-catching label) under ‘Unchained’ from Chain of Ponds in...

Domaine Naturaliste Le Naturaliste Cabernet Franc 2019

Le Naturaliste was the ship that originally charted the waters of the pristine Margaret River region. The ‘Lenny’ Cab Franc,...

Domaine Naturaliste Morus Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Here we go round the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush, the mulberry bush. Here we go round the mulberry bush,...

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Giesen Clayvin Series

The wine region of Marlborough may conjure up images of Sauvignon Blanc vines spread flat out along the valley floor...
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Dukes’ Domaine

Bruce Dukes’ Domaine Naturaliste new release wines show distinctive Margaret River character and bang-for-buck value yet again! Domaine Naturaliste Discovery...

Dukes’ Domaine Naturaliste

Bruce Dukes’ Domaine Naturaliste new release wines are showing complexity, intrigue and ageability, once again. Domaine Naturaliste ‘Sauvage’ Sauvignon Blanc...

Hewitson does it again.

Dean Hewitson does it again with a smashing set of reds perfect for the chilly weather, now and for the...

Sommelier’s View – New Vintages from Hentley Farm

Hentley Farm Barossa Valley Viognier 2021 The prettiest of enticing aromatics invite with the Hentley Farm Viognier: nectarines, gardenias and the...

Mitchell Wines New Releases 2021

The Mitchell family property in the Clare Valley was purchased in 1949 by Peter McNicol Mitchell and was originally a...
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