Recent News From Swanny Cellars
- 18 June 2014 : Meet The Swanbourne Cellars Pantheon!
Back row, left to right: John Kennedy, Michael Warr, Dave Fenbury, Tony Gangemi (Vice Captain), Zac Langsford Front row, left to right: Michael Fenbury, Jack Green, Steve Perry (Captain), Stef Biaggi (Vice Captain) The team is capably lead by Swanbourne Cellar's 15 year plus veterans, Steve and Tony with other experienced industry leaders Stef and Dave assisting to enhance your Swanbourne Cellars experience. All of us here at [More...]
- 10 June 2014 : Newest Arrival!
Swanbourne Cellars welcomes the newest edition to the crew. Born at 12:10 AM on the 8th of June, Arlo John Green weighed in at 3.23 kilos or 7 pounds 2 in the old money. No doubt before long he will be following in his father's footsteps and become a beer aficionado! Jane and baby both doing well!
- 21 May 2014 : Tennis Anyone?
The inordinately talented Swanbourne Cellars Crew were narrowly defeated by the better-on-the-day Allan Park Tennis Club. A hard fought victory to Allan Park, Swanbourne Cellars conceding defeat after a countback. A great day was had by all and many thanks to our gracious hosts, Allan Park Tennis Club and thank you to our kind sponsors, Coopers and Möet Hennesey. A special [More...]
- 15 April 2014 : Spanish Wine Tasting
Swanbourne Cellars had a great night of tasting Spanish wine with the expertise of Dani sànches Nogué. Dani is a winemaker and owner of two wineries in Spain. Dit Celler in D.O Montstat and Azul y Garanza in D.O Navarra, both of which are organic. He hails from a gang of five who started the organic wine revolution in Spain in [More...]
- 5 March 2014 : Panel Approved!
The Tasting Panel blind taste wine to ensure there is no bias. Copious notes are taken and a vote is put to the floor to determine which wines become "Panel Approved". Below are pictures of The Panel hard at work. Post Taste!
- 13 January 2014 : Christmas Eve at Swanny Cellars
The crew take a hard earned rest after a monster day with last minute Christmas purchases. We hope all went well over the festive season and look forward to serving you throughout 2014!
- 28 October 2013 : On The Vine – Spring
- 28 October 2013 : BYO Birthday Catalogue
- 18 October 2013 : What is a Saison?
“Saison” is French for the word season, a fitting term to describe this famous Ale from the farmhouses of French speaking Wallonia in Belgium. Due to warm temperatures, brewing was near impossible in the summer months due to a lack of refrigeration. The farm workers, however, were entitled up to 5 litres of beer each day to refresh after a [More...]
- 15 October 2013 : What is a Lambic Beer?
Lambic is a type of beer brewed traditionally in the Pajottenland region of Belgium (southwest of Brussels). Unlike the popular ales and lagers which are fermented by strains of brewer’s yeast, these beers are produced by spontaneous fermentation. Open vats expose the beer to the natural yeasts and bacteria in the Senne valley, giving the final product a very unique [More...]