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MHSOBA Winemaker Dinner Series

    Melbourne High School Old Boys is a not-for-profit organisation. Founded in 1907, its primary aim has always been the welfare of the school. Each year it grants scholarships and awards academic and general prizes for successful students. We

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1996 Chris Ringland “Three Rivers” Shiraz vs 1997 Andraos Bros “Grandfather’s Reserve” Shiraz

On November 20, 2010 there was a “wine-off” between two heavyweights at France Soir Restaurant in Toorak in Melbourne. The contestants were the 1996 Chris Ringland “Three Rivers” Shiraz valued at over $800 vs the 1997 Andraos Bros Grandfather Reserve

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Shinas Estate “The Guilty” Shiraz

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Wine Review Panel opening night at Babushka on Tuesday May 22 2013

Tuesday May 22 2013 was the first Wine Panel Review night at Babushka, and it was a very successful night; all 9 members found it very informative. A special thank-you to Paul Bishard for sharing his wine knowledge with everyone.

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Wine Tasting Dinner at Babushka Restaurant on Tuesday June 5 2013

It was another successful wine tasting dinner at Babushka Restaurant in Hawthorn, with the evening seeing a turnout of 27 people. I had 18 different wines for review and they alll did very well. [idgallery id=”1296″ size=”thumbnail” /] 2008 Hickinbotham

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Boutique Wine Tasting Dinner, July 3 2013, Babushka Restaurant

It was another successful night at Babushka with 27 people attending our Boutique Wine Tasting Dinner; everyone had a great time. Due to many requests I have added an international wine into the mix and will continue to do so at

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Boutique Wine Tasting Dinner at Babushka Restaurant, Tuesday July 31 2013

Top Australian Wines had a very busy night at Babushka, with 25 people attending our Boutique Wine Tasting Dinner. Here are the average scores of all the wines from the judging of all the people on that night. [idgallery id=”1399″

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Boutique Wine Tasting Dinner at Almazett Restaurant, Tuesday August 14 2013

Top Australian Wines had moved its Tuesday fortnightly dinners to Almazett Restaurant in North Caulfield in Melbourne’s South Eastern suburbs. A total of 23 people attended on the night and 10 wines were judged. [idgallery id=”1433″ size=”thumbnail” /] Here are

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Golden Hawk Wines from Andraos Bros Winery

I wanted to bring to your attention an exclusive wine label which is made from Andraos Bros winery, exclusive to the Abu Dhabi National Hotel Group. Andraos Bros is a small boutique winery in Sunbury, Victoria. Their wines have not

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Top Australian Wines “High End” Wine Tasting Dinner at Os Kitchen & Wine Bar

Os Kitchen & Wine Bar, Hampton on Thursday, August 23, 2013 Last Thursday I had the pleasure of having my high-end boutique wine tasting dinner at Os Kitchen & Wine Bar at 531 Hampton St, Hampton. A total of 24

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