Recent News From Swanny Cellars
- 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...]
- 21 February 2013 : Wine Tasting Events Update
Portuguese Wine Tasting 2013 Wine Tasting Events Update Book now for a Portuguese wine tasting with winemaker Michael Wren 'It's so much more than Mateus Rose' Wednesday 27th February 7pm- Tickets $15 See link above for more information Also confirmed is a South American Tasting on Wednesday 17th April. This coincides with World Malbec Day so you can expect some inky purple, intensely flavoured, tannic Malbecs [More...]
- 4 February 2013 : Can’t get enough Sauvignon Blanc?
Australians continue to buy Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc in record quantities. We are proud to stock all the leading brands and to offer something a little bit different as well. Next time you are in the store check out our range of over 80 Sauvignon Blanc’s from all around the world. From our recent tastings here are a few to consider: Mike [More...]
- 4 February 2013 : Swanbourne Cellars Listed as Top Tasting Venue in WA
newsarticlejanuary2013r The mercurial John Jens lists his favourite venues to taste wine in Perth... http://www.fullbottle.net.au/perch/resources/newsarticlejanuary2013r.pdf (If hotlink doesn't work, simply cut and paste into new browser window)
- 4 February 2013 : Carefully cellared and ready for drinking
Over the past week we have been curating our fine wine cellar and would like to share with you some of our top picks that are now at peak drinking. These exceptional quality wines retain great vibrance of flavour and have gained extra complexity brought on by a few years of careful cellaring. The following wines are highly recommended. [More...]
- 21 January 2013 : Back Online 2013
We're back online and excited to tell you about our plans for 2013. Tasting Events Plans for this year include: 'A Journey Through Burgundy' 'South America- Cool Climate Whites to Blockbuster Reds' 'A Beginners Guide to Italian Wine' 'A Beginners Guide to French Wine' 'A Beginners Guide to Spanish Wine' We are also planning a number of winemaker visits to our cellar from local and international climes [More...]
- 12 August 2011 : Liquor Barons Winexpo
For tickets to the Liquor Barons Wine Expo contact the store on 9384 2111