Event! Symphony of the Americas Wines of the World Tasting, Auction and Dinner Vintner Host Penfolds Winery with Ewan Proctor

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23 rd Wines of the World Auction & Dinner

It’s almost time for the annual Symphony of the America’s Wines of the World vintner tasting tour, come out and help us to celebrate our 23nd year. If you are into wine, this is the party for you. Our special guest is Ewan Proctor, of Penfolds Winery in south Australia, one of the world’s greatest wineries and there will be Grange- Australia’s greatest wine on the table tonight in the VIP.

This unique evening begins with wine samplings of many of the finest vintners from around the world plus special appetizer preparation and presentation stations by local chefs combined with an elegant dinner prepared by our celebrity chefs. South Florida’s premier non-profit event Auctioneer, Gordon Latz will lead the live auction of wines, wine tours and unique one-of-a-kind opportunities. There is dancing to the Symphony of the Americas Dance Band and a late night Cigar and Cognac Bar completes the evening.

Come as a VIP and enjoy the champagne reception, passed hors d’oeurves and a private reception with our 2018 Vintner Honoree who is traveling from Australia for the event. Several of Penfolds specialty wines will be featured at the in the VIP Room as well as some from the Treasury Estates portfolio with wineries like Beringer, Beaulieu and Stags’ Leap Winery from Napa Valley.
Date:
Friday, November 16, 2018
Location:

Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six

2301 SE 17 Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
Demographics:

This year’s event is limited to 300 guests. This is an upscale event attracting food and wine enthusiasts including sponsors and supporters of the Symphony, affluent and caring members of our community - including many south Florida Chaine des Rotisseurs members and various wine club members.


For Reservations/Tickets Click Here

   
VIP Wines


Penfolds  and Tresaury Estates


Penfolds Grange Bin 95 Shiraz 2010 Red Australian Wine 750 mL


Penfolds Bin 389 2016

Price: $75.00       Sale $66.00


Penfolds Shiraz St Henri 2013

Price: $97.50       Sale $85.80


Penfolds RWT Shiraz South Australia 2015

Price: $149.00    Sale $131.12


Penfolds Grange Shiraz south Australia 2000

Price: $450.00    Sale $359.00


Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2014

Price: $177.00    Sale $155.76


Beaulieu Cabernet Sauvignon George de Latour Napa 2013

Price: $169.50    Sale $149.16


Stags Leap Winery “The Leap” Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2015

Price: $101.25    Sale $89.10


 


Menu for VIP by Wine Watch



Cheese and Charcuterie Selection


Orange Glazed Pork Belly Bites


Duck Confit Spring Rolls with Plum dipping sauce


Sesame Tuna and scallion Tartar with citrus Miso Aioli


Truffle Mushroom and Gruyere Beef Slider


 


About our Honored Vintner Penfolds’ Ewan Proctor


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Ewan Proctor is a multi-award winning hospitality and wine industry professional with 20 years of international experience across a broad spectrum of the food and beverage world. His expertise ranges from boutique wineries to luxury brands, exotic destination cruising and 6 star resorts to rustic contemporary regional dining.

Ewan received his initial training at some of Sydney’s most acclaimed dining venues, alongside chefs and sommeliers who were at the heart of the emerging modern Australian cuisine.

Moving to Melbourne, Ewan quickly began to gather awards from the Australian press, winning Best New Restaurant at Bistro Guillaume at Crown Casino in 2009. After a couple of vintages focusing on Pinot Noir at Tarrawarra Estate (Yarra Valley) and Bass Philip (Gippsland) Ewan made an international move, taking the helm of a specialist importer of wines for the Maldives resort market. Returning to the Yarra Valley, Ewan successfully guided the Healesville Hotel to Best Regional Restaurant status, winning a record three-in-a-row Best Beer List titles along the way.

Ewan joined Penfolds as Head Sommelier of Magill Estate Restaurant in 2013, and relished the opportunity to team with Australia’s most iconic wine brand. Ewan’s dynamic way of presenting the full cellar of wines spanning 6 decades of Penfolds history, helped to place the Magill Estate Restaurant among the top 10 restaurants in Australia.

In February 2015 Ewan joined the Shanghai office of Treasury Wine Estates as Penfolds Brand Ambassador for Greater China, becoming North Asia Head of Education in April 2016. Highlights of his time in Asia included two Global Launches of the Penfolds Collection in Shanghai and Hong Kong, re-corking clinics in Taiwan, Singapore and Tokyo, and launching the 100-point multi-vintage sensation G3 in October 2017.

Ewan is thrilled to be Penfolds Ambassador and Head of Luxury Education and enjoys connecting with new partners and consumers. Ewan holds degrees in Communications and International Studies from the University of Technology, Sydney and the University of Genova, Liguria. Italy, and is fluent in Italian, French and English.


Founding Sponsor:
Wine Watch


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Wines of the World Tasting Line Up:


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Australia


 


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Penfold’s Bin 51 Riesling 2017
Price: $37.50   Sale $33.00


Penfold’s Bin 311 Chardonnay 2016
Price: $37.50   Sale $33.00


Penfold’s Max’s Cab / Shiraz 2015
Price: $19.50   Sale $17.16


Minuty M Rose 2017
Price: $18.50   Sale $16.28


Etude Pinot Noir Grace Benoist Ranch Carneros 2016
Price: $31.50   Sale $27.72


Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley 2015
Price: $24.00   Sale $21.12


 


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California


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Heitz Cellars


2016 Heitz Cellars Chardonnay Napa

Price: $27.75       Sale $24.42


2017 Heitz Cellars Sauvignon Blanc Napa

Price: $27.00       Sale $23.76


2013 Heitz Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Napa

Price: $57.00       Sale $50.16


2012 Heitz Cellars Trailside Cabernet Sauvignon Napa

Price: $102.50    Sale $90.25


 


 


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Charles Krug Winery


2017 Charles Krug Sauvignon Blanc St. Helena-Napa Valley

Price: $16.75       Sale $14.74


2017 Charles Krug Chardonnay Carneros-Napa Valley

Price: $19.25       Sale $16.94


2017 Charles Krug Pinot Noir Carneros-Napa Valley

Price: $30.50       Sale $26.84


2014 Charles Krug Merlot Napa Valley

Price: $23.75       Sale $20.90


2015 Charles Krug Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Price: $35.00       Sale $30.80


2014 Charles Krug Family Reserve Generations Napa Valley

Price: $67.50       Sale $59.40


 


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Goldschmidt Vineyards


 


2014 Fog's Edge


2014 Gracepoint Zinfandel


 


2014 Game Ranch Oakville Napa

Price: $108.75    sale $95.70


2014 Game Ranch PLUS


 


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Guarachi Wine Partners


Tension Red
Price: $18.75      Sale $16.50


Tension White
Price: $17.25      Sale $15.18


Tension Rose
Price: $19.50      Sale $17.16


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Sleight of Hand Winery


 


2015 Enchantress Chadonnay Yakima Valley

Price: $30.00       Sale $26.40


2016 Conjurer Bordeaux Blend Columbia Valley

Price: $30.00       Sale $26.40


2014 Archimage Bordeaux Blend Columbia Valley

Price: $52.50       Sale $46.20


 


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Puro Uno


 


2012 Puro Uno Malbec Limitado Mendoza

Price: $35.00    Your Price: $30.80               Quantity in Stock: 60


2011 Puro Uno Mega Malbec Mendoza

Price: $75.00       Sale $66.00


2008 Puro Uno Malbec Gran Reserva Mendoza

Price: $60.00    Your Price: $52.80


2012 Puro Uno Mega Malbec Yuroz  Artist Series Mendoza

Price: $120.00    Sale $105.60      


2012 Puro Uno Cigar Bar Late harvest Malbec (375ml)

Price: $37.50       Sale $33.00


 


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Alejandro Fernandez Wines


 


2014 Bodegas Alejandro Fernandez Alejairen La Mancha

Price: $28.50       Sale $25.08


2014 Condado De Haza Ribera Del Duero Crianza

Price: $20.25       Sale $17.82


2012 Tinto Pesquera Crianza Ribera Del Duero

Price: $34.50       Sale $30.36


 


World of Wine Guide


2016 Priorato De Razamonde Treizadura Ribero

Price: $14.50       Sale $12.76


2016 Casa De Abril Red Blend Castilla La Mancha

Price: $17.50       Sale $15.40


2016 Azienda Agricola Walter Nardin Pinot Grigio Venezia

Price: $14.50       Sale $12.76


2016 Casa Abril Godello Valdeorras

Price: $17.50       Sale $15.40


2016 Channe Rose Cotes De Provence

Price: $19.50       Sale $17.16


2012 Whole Heap Vines Barbera d'Alba

price: $22.50       Sale $19.80


 


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Silent Auction


Longshadows winery


3 Liter Longshadows Sequil Syrah  - donated by Longshadows winery made by John Duvall former winemaker for Penfolds Grange
Retail $250


Donated by Alejandro Fernandez


1 bottle of Alenza Gran Reserva 2006 ( only produced 7 times in 40 years)
1 Bottle of Millenium 2008 ( only produced 4 times in 40 years)
Retail Value $250.00


Goldschmidt Vineyards


3.0 signed 2014 Yoeman
Retail Value $600


 


Antares


Champagne Tribaut Brut Origine Magnum
Retail Value $95


 


Puro Uno


Puro Uno Mega Malbec Mendoza 2012 X 2


Puro Uno Mega Malbec Mendoza 2012 Magnum X 2


Puro Uno Mega Malbec Syrah Cabernet Franc 2012 X 1


Puro Uno Mega Malbec Syrah Cabernet Franc Magnum 2012 X 1


Retail Value $1000


 


Sleight of Hand Cellars


A mixed 6-pack of Magnums of Sleight of The Levitation (Syrah) and The Conjurer (Bdx Blend).


Retail Value $555


 


World of Wine Guide


Quinta Vale Maria Douro Magnum 2011
Retail Value $150


 


Live Auction


 


Lot #1


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6 Liter 2005 Leoville Barton
Saint Julien


Léoville Barton’s 2005 has an inky ruby/purple color and shows fairly high tannin levels, but the balance is slightly better that the Langoa Barton, which is very hard. This is probably a 30-year wine and needs at least another 20 years of cellaring, and while the tannins are high, they are balanced more thoroughly and competently. With deep cassis and red currant fruit, the wine is earthy, spicy, medium to full-bodied, and needs at least another decade. Drink it between 2025 and 2050. Robert Partker Jr. 92-96 , Wine Enthusiast 97, Wine Spectator 96


Donated by Dale & Barbara Roberts
Total Value: $1,200


 


Lot #2
Champagne
Jeraboam of ____ Champagne (5L)
12 bottles of assorted champagne


Donated by Jerry Rosenthal

WOW Co-Chairman
Value: $1,000 ?


 


Lot #3
A lot of Pinot Noir??

TBD

Donated by __________

WOW Organizing Committee
Value: $0000


 


Lot #4
Four Bevan Cult Wines
2014 Bevan Cellars “Sugarloaf “, Napa Robert Parker 100 pts
2014 Bevan Cellars Wildfoote, Napa Robert Parker 100 pts
2014 Bevan Cellars Tin Box, Napa
2014 Bevan Cellars McGrah. Napa


Donated by Dale & Barbara Roberts
Total Value: $1,000


Lot #5

Top Chef!



The Perfect 10 for your Large Format Bottle Dinner

Carlos Fernandez, executive chef for years at his Hi-Life Café, and known for his culinary top talent and acclaimed appearance on Bravo’s Top Chef television program, will come to your home and share some of his cooking secrets, while preparing a dinner for 10 guests. Courses will include a soup, salad, fish, meat and dessert. Carlos and the Symphony will provide the food provisions, as well as wine pairings for each course if needed.

(Please schedule at least 4 weeks in Advance)

Donated by Chef Carlos Fernandez

Value $2,000


Lot #6

Penfolds, the Australian Experience


A Tasting for 4 at Penfolds with Dinner and Pairings at Magill Estate

Come down under and combine your trip with this extraordinary estate tour and luxury wine tasting. This tasting tour includes a 9-course dinner paired with Penfolds luxury and iconic wines at the acclaimed Magill Estate restaurant.

This package also includes a two night stay at the __________ Hotel.
Donated by Penfolds Winery
Value:  $ 5,000+++Priceless


 


Lot #7

Cabo San Lucas Getaway
Immerse Yourself in Ultimate Splendor

cabo_san_lucas_1024_x_768The ultimate Mexican Getaway, spectacular Cabo San Lucas is located on Baja California's most exclusive and private Beach, along the Pacific Ocean side. Just a few steps from  Land's End and the famous natural arch, Playa Grande is a charming, Mexican hacienda style all suite resort that sits on eight acres of beach, only a few steps from the sparkling Pacific Ocean and a few minutes’ walking to downtown Cabo. Resort features restaurants, beachfront water sports, horseback riding, Thalasso Therapy spa, outdoor Jacuzzis, and more!  This is a dramatic setting to relax and enjoy your dream vacation under the sun.  Getaway week is for a deluxe Penthouse suite 2 Bedroom  unit G1601, accommodates 2 couples  (sleeps 6). Available date for your vacation begins on Sunday October 13-20, 2019
Donated by Sheila Bechert
VALUE: $4,000


 


Lot #8

The Ultimate Cruise 
UP to a 12 Day Cruise Anywhere Holland America Cruises in the World for Two


 Step aboard one of the five-star ships of Holland America Line, and you will experience a voyage unlike any other.  You can choose any cruise for two (sharing one stateroom) up to twelve days in length (based on minimum ocean view stateroom subject to availability) to a variety of destinations.  Your journey will include extraordinary dining, spacious staterooms, elegant surroundings and days filled with new discoveries and gracious pampering by an award-wining crew.  Choose to partake in as many – or as few – activities as you wish, from the renowned Greenhouse Spa and Salon, to cooking demonstrations and wine tasting in the Culinary Arts Center, and much more. Or simply relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery

The certificate has no expiration date.  ( Includes a one stateroom level Upgrade). Stateroom upgrades are available at an additional cost.


Airfare to and from departure and arrival ports not included, however guests may purchase at an additional cost. Does not include taxes, onboard charges, shore excursions, hotel services charges and cannot be used for Alaska Cruise Tours, World Cruises, Holiday Cruises (Christmas and New Year) or Grand Cruises.  See Charity Cruise Certificate for details and restrictions.


Cruise the Mediterranean, Australia, New Zealand, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, Asia, the Baltic, Bahamas, Panama Canal, Cuba and the Caribbean.
Donated by Holland America Line    
Value:  Up to $6,600


 


Lot #9

Friends Night Out
Oliver Saucy 1
Dinner for 6 Friends at Darryl and Oliver’s Café Maxx in Pompano Beach.  Enjoy a Five Course Tasting Menu personally selected for you by Chef Oliver Saucy.  (Please make reservations in advance, Sunday thru Thursday) Gourmet dinner courses can be paired with the following champagne:
2 btls  – Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne Rose non vintage 
Wines to take home tonight
Tax & Gratuity Not Included  

Donated by: Darryl and Oliver’s Café Maxx

Champagne donated by:

WOW Organizing Committee Co-Chair,  Jerry Rosenthal, 
Value: $2,000


 


Lot #10

Duaiv


Original Oil on Canvas 50 x 40

Artist Original ~ DUAIV

Donated by ~ DUAIV

Value: $23,000


 


Lot #11
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Carlos D’Antonis, tenor

Wine and Song your way

Internationally acclaimed tenor, Carlos D’Antonis, a winner on America’s Got Talent, and also an accomplished chef, will spend the evening in your home or location of choice, sharing his culinary talents in the kitchen, with one of his favorite pasta courses, as well as present

a mini salon concert for the dinner guests.

(If this location is outside South Florida, winning bidder must provide

coach airfare travel costs for the Artist)
Value:  $ 5,000


 


Lot #12

VIP California Tasting Tour for Two


Napa Valley Hotel Stay - 2 nights stay at the Luxurious, 24 suite, Kathrine Hall’s Senza Hotel (formerly La Residence) including pool, spa and ideally located to some of Napa’s top winerys.


Plus - 2 nights stay in a deluxe room at the magnificent new hotel to be announced.


Tours and Tastings Tours and/or Barrel Tastings at such legendary California Vineyards such as Beringer, Stags Leap Winery, Beaulieu Vineyards, Darioush, Joseph Phelps, Pine Ridge, Duckhorn, Sterling, and others of your choice to be mutually chosen and arranged by Wine Watch.  Airfare not included.


Donated by Andrew Lampasone, The Wine Watch Founding Sponsor
Value: $3,000


 


Lot #13

Zulu Nyala Camera Safari
Zulu Nyala Safari Game Lodge Ethnic Styled Suites & Pool deck


Six days and six nights for two in luxury air conditioned accommodations at

Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge or Hemingway Luxury Tented Camp.

These luxurious settings host elegant colonial or stunning stone-and-thatch hilltop lodges, brimming with the finest comfort and hospitality.   Cool lounges, wide verandas, sparkling swimming pools and tennis courts make being “in camp” a relaxing and pleasurable experience. Zulu Nayala Game Reserve  is located on a 5,000 acre private preserve and an accompanying  12,000 acre adjoining preserve.  A total of 25.75 Square Miles of wilderness preserve hosting the following wild life and more.

Travel to Africa means going back in time and capturing the thrill of something entirely different – an adventure of a lifetime to experience the magic of the Southern tip of Africa – one of the richest wildlife conservation regions. You will see elephant, endangered black rhino, leopard, cheetah, lion, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, zebra, nyala and many more species of plains game including the largest population of white rhinos in the world.


Package includes:

3 Delicious Meals per day prepared by the finest ethnic chefs, with an African flavor, of course

2 Game Viewing activities per day, guided by professional guides in open game viewing vehicles,

in the Zulu Nyala Game Reserve. 

This is the exact filming location of “I Dream of Africa”, starring Kim Basinger
Trip is good for 24 months from the purchase date.

It does not include airfare, side trips, personal beverages, gratuities, or phone calls


Donated by Zulu Nyala Safari
Value: $6,000

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Lot #14
Private Chef Experience in Your Home



Chef Ari Roloff will create a three-course gourmet dinner masterpiece in your home or residence of your choice for a total of 8 people. Menu choices will be mutually decided upon in advance, and the three courses will be

paired with specially selected wines for each course.

Wines will be chosen and provided by Chef Ari.
** Does not include holidays. Please make reservations at least 4 weeks in advance. Good for Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays only.  Venue chosen by winning bidder must have a full kitchen and table settings, glassware, flatware.  Food is prepped off-site, however cooking/ and finishing will be required at the dinner location
Offer expires December 31, 2019


Donated by Chef Roloff ~ La Toque Blanche
WOW Organizing Committee Member
VALUE:  $ 2,000


 


Lot #15

A Gift from the Heart


We ask you to contribute a fixed dollar amount in support of the varied Symphony of the Americas performance and educational programs.

Please raise your paddle if you would like to make a contribution so that we can acknowledge and thank you.
Value:  Significantly Important

Your contribution will be acknowledged in the Symphony of the Americas program books for our concerts during the 2018-19 season.


 


Dinner Hosts


Dinner Host - Penfolds Winery - Ewan Proctor


Penfolds Chardonnay Max's Cuvee
Price: $19.50      Sale $17.16


Penfolds Shiraz Max's Cuvee
Price: $19.50      Sale $17.16


 


Dinner Host - Goldschmidt Winery


2016 Fog's Edge


2014 Game Ranch PLUS


 


Dinner Host - Antares Steve Dormer


Tribaut Blanc De Chardonnay Champagne
Price: $43.50      Sale $38.28


Tribaut Brut Rose Champagne
Price: $43.50      Sale $38.28


 


World of Wine Guide - Rick Musica


2016 Priorato De Razamonde Treizadura Ribero

Price: $14.50       Sale $12.76


2016 Casa De Abril Red Blend Castilla La Mancha

Price: $17.50       Sale $15.40


 


You can also trade in your vintage wines to get tickets to the Symphony event this year!


 


Wine Donors


On Friday, November 16, 2018, the Symphony of the Americas will host its 23nd Annual Wines of the World Vintners Tasting Tour, Gourmet Dinner and Auction at Pier 66 Hotel & Marina in Fort Lauderdale.


The Organizing Committee is looking for individuals with wine cellars to help us expand our wine offerings in the auctions of the Wines of the World. We hope that you will contribute wines AND take this opportunity to join us at this year’s event honoring the internationally acclaimed vintner Penfolds.


In consideration of your generous donation we offer you the following opportunities to attend Wines of the World:
Reserve attendance for ONE Ticket            $500 to $699
Reserve attendance for ONE VIP Ticket     $700 to $899
Reserve attendance for TWO Tickets          $900 to $1,299
Reserve attendance for TWO VIP Tickets   $1,300 or more


All wine donations must be rated by Wine Spectator or Robert Parker and have a rating of 90 points or above to qualify. Wine must have been properly cellared and be in a condition to support the rating. Pricing in the above categories will be set at the lowest realistic Wine Searcher USA retail prices.


For your convenience, a donation form is attached, with a telephone number to call for further information. Please visit our website, www.winesoftheworld.org for a preview of this year’s event which features many of Penfolds wines, combined with a gourmet dinner spotlighting our area’s top chefs.


All Wines proposed for submission are subject to approval by wine committee members: Andrew Lampasone, Jerry Rosenthal and James LaBonte. Other unrated and specialty wines may also be considered by the committee. Individual wine bottles may be offered in a single lot in the silent auction or combined into various lots for the live auction.


Your support will help the Symphony of the Americas bring the best of classical music to the multi-cultural population of South Florida and continue outreach concerts, educational programs, ensembles and orchestral performances presented to Broward County school children.


James LaBonte                          Jerry Rosenthal


               Wines of the World Co-Chairs


 


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Benefiting the Symphony of the Americas

Fort Lauderdale's own professional Symphony of the Americas, under the direction of its award-winning Maestro James Brooks-Bruzzese, recently celebrated its 28th Anniversary of bringing the best of classical music to the multi-cultural population of South Florida. Its International Guest Artist Series is presented in its performance home at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Outreach concerts reach audiences throughout South Florida, as well as a myriad of educational programs with ensembles and full orchestra. The internationally renowned Summerfest, hosts an acclaimed European chamber orchestra each summer, joined by selected members of the Symphony of the Americas for six weeks of performances in Europe and throughout Florida and Central and South America.

The Symphony takes a leadership role in fostering cultural relations with the Americas, initiating musical exchanges throughout Europe, the US, Central and South America. As a collaborator with community organizations and various South Florida cities, the Symphony performs outreach concerts throughout Palm Beach County as well as in Weston, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood and Miami – all woven into the fabric of our community in parks, museums and libraries. Performances are captured on compact discs distributed nationally and internationally.


 


Penfolds Winery info and all the Penfolds wines in the store:


Penfolds is one of Australia’s oldest and most iconic wineries, with a history and heritage that reflects the country’s journey from colonial settlement to the modern era. Penfolds has played a pivotal role in the evolution of winemaking in Australia – and across the world.

THE COLONIAL PERIOD (1844 – 1899) Penfolds was founded in 1844 by Dr Christopher Rawson and Mary Penfold. English immigrants, they arrived in Adelaide only eight years after it was founded as South Australia’s capital. After purchasing the ‘delightfully situated and truly valuable estate’ at Magill on the slopes of the Adelaide Hills, they planted a vineyard and established a medical surgery in the newly built stone cottage ‘The Grange’. Already wine was considered by colonial practitioners as a healthy drink. Penfolds tonic wines became so popular that a thriving wine business was soon established. By 1881 Penfolds was producing one third of South Australia’s wine production. During the turn-of-the century Penfolds wines reached some of the furthest corners of the British Empire. It became Australia’s largest producer of fortified wines by the time of Australia’s Federation in 1901. Although Dr. Christopher Penfold is recorded as the founder of Penfolds, he was busy building a medical practice and prescribing Penfolds wine as tonics to his patients. It was predominantly his wife Mary who managed the vineyard, made the wine and established a thriving wine business. She was one of Australia’s first and most successful business women. The memory of Dr Christopher and Mary Penfold is immortalized in the Penfolds name. The remnants of the Grange vineyard at Magill Estate still stand, centered on the historic Grange Cottage, with superb sweeping views across the modern city of Adelaide, South Australia.

THE EMPIRE PERIOD (1900–1945) During the empire period, Penfolds expanded its vineyards and became a household name across Australia. It exported table and fortified wines to the British Empire and its outposts. Max Schubert – a then young inquisitive winemaker – travelled to Europe after World War II to investigate winemaking where he dreamed of making wines that would capture the imagination of wine drinkers the world over. The mission was to learn about sherry production but a side trip to Bordeaux led to the extraordinary development of Penfolds Grange and the commercialization of dry red table wines.

THE DYNASTIC PERIOD (1945–1989) The birth of Grange in 1951 lead to a remarkable collection of wines that bought Penfolds worldwide recognition for their signature style, consistency and longevity. By the early 1960s Schubert oversaw the creation of ‘a dynasty of wines which may differ in character from year to year, but all bear an unmistakable resemblance and relationship to each other’. Bin 128, Bin 389 and Bin 707 and St Henri were all commercialized during this period. This signature method of winemaking, developed and refined over decades, is known as the ‘Penfolds House Style’ and is still practiced today. Under the successive chief winemakers, Don Ditter, John Duval and Peter Gago, the Penfolds collection of wines has remained true to the original blueprint.

THE MODERN ERA (1990S– TODAY) During the 1990s an unprecedented number of new styles were introduced to the Penfolds collection. This was also a period of intense winemaking trials and commercial opportunity. The ‘white Grange’ project spawned the creation of Bin 144 Yattarna Chardonnay in 1995 (released in 1998). Wine trials, including the ‘experimental/homage’ Special Bin releases of 1990 Bin 90A, 1990 Bin 920 and 1996 Block 42, also led to the launch of RWT Shiraz, an ultra-fine Penfolds Barossa Shiraz, matured in French oak. During the 1990s, Penfolds introduced the Re-corking Clinics, a unique and revolutionary after-sales service, where wine collectors can have their aged wines – particularly Grange – assessed, re-corked, topped up and re-capsuled. Today, more than 120,000 bottles have been ‘cliniced and certified’ throughout Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, the Americas and Asia. Penfolds also celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of Grange in 2001 and in a remarkable gesture, the National Trust of South Australia, listed Grange as a Heritage icon. The 2000s saw an expansion and consolidation of the Penfolds wine portfolio, to meet the needs and interests of a global premium wine brand. The range today reflects Max Schubert’s ambitions of a dynasty of wine without compromise. Penfolds received a long line of awards and accolades during the 2000s. In 2005 the US Wine Enthusiast magazine named Peter Gago its ‘Winemaker of the Year’ and in the same year Langton’s Classi?cation of Australian Wine, led by Grange, recognized the history and popularity of the company’s core range of fine wines. In more recent times 2008 Grange received a perfect score of 100 points by two of the world’s most influential wine publications, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate and Wine Spectator magazine. In 2011 Penfolds Reserve Bin 09A Chardonnay won the International Wine Challenge Champion White Wine award. In 2013 the prestigious Wine and Spirits magazine included Penfolds as a ‘top winery of the year’, for the twenty-third consecutive year - more than any other winery in the world.

Continuing a tradition of innovation and experimentation, in 2012, Penfolds launched its highly ambitious ‘Ampoule Project’, a limited-release offering of twelve hand-blown glass ampoules, containing the celebrated 2004 Block 42 Cabernet Sauvignon. The Ampoules attracted worldwide attention and a little controversy. Pushing the boundaries of contemporary winemaking for the sake of improvement is a longstanding Penfolds tradition. Penfolds enjoys a unique Australian heritage; its wines evoke an ageless generosity of spirit, craftsmanship and the beauty of the Australian landscape. As Chief Winemaker Peter Gago says; ‘the wine always come first’. It is this enduring principle and generosity of spirit, handed down by generations of winemakers, in the vineyards, the wineries and the markets, that gives Penfolds wines a unique and timeless quality.


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2014 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $850.00 Sale $748.00


2012 Penfolds Grange with St Louis Decanter

Price: $2400.00           Sale $2112.00


2012 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $850.50    Sale Price: $748.44  Quantity in Stock: 1


2003 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $495.00    Sale Price: $399.00  Quantity in Stock: 9


2002 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $550.00    Sale Price: $450.00  Quantity in Stock: 9


2001 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $550.00    Sale Price: $450.00  Quantity in Stock: 2


2000 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $450.00    Sale Price: $359.00  Quantity in Stock: 16


1999 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $438.00    Sale Price: $350.00  Quantity in Stock: 11


1998 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $650.00    Sale Price: $525.00  Quantity in Stock: 1


1997 Penfolds Grange MAGNUM

Price: $999.00    Sale Price: $799.00  Quantity in Stock: 3


1997 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $550.00    Sale Price: $450.00  Quantity in Stock: 1


1996 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $575.00    Sale Price: $475.00  Quantity in Stock: 2


1996 Penfolds Grange South Australia MAGNUM

Price: $1075.00    Sale Price: $875.00            Quantity in Stock: 1


1995 Penfolds Grange South Australia MAGNUM

Price: $1200.00    Sale Price: $999.00            Quantity in Stock: 1


1995 Penfolds Grange South Australia

Price: $595.00    Sale Price: $495.00  Quantity in Stock: 7


1992 Penfolds Grange South Australia MAGNUM

Price: $999.00    Sale Price: $799.00  Quantity in Stock: 1


1984 Penfolds Grange South Australia MAGNUM

Price: $1100.00    Sale Price: $899.00            Quantity in Stock: 1


 


Penfolds Whites


 


2017 Penfolds Bin 51 Riesling

Price: $37.00    Sale Price: $33.00


2015 Penfolds Bin 51 Riesling

Price: $37.00    Sale Price: $33.00      Quantity in Stock: 4


2014 Penfolds Bin 51 Riesling

Price: $37.50    Your Price: $33.00     Quantity in Stock: 2


2015 Penfolds Chardonnay Bin 311

Price: $37.50    Your Price: $33.00


2017 Penfolds Max’s Chardonnay

Price: $19.50   Sale $17.16


 


Penfolds Reds


 


2015 Penfolds Max's Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Price: $19.50    Your Price: $17.16    


2016 Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz Barossa

Price: $27.75   Sale $24.42


2014 Penfolds Bin 28 Shiraz Barossa

Price: $27.75    Sale Price: $24.42      Quantity in Stock: 1


2013 Penfolds Bin 128 Shiraz Coonawarra

Price: $33.75    Your Price: $29.70     Not in Store:    Available in 5 - 7 days


2016 Penfolds Bin 389 cab/Shiraz

Price: $75.00   Sale $66.00


2016 Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet

Price: $75.00   Sale $66


2011 Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon

Price: $67.50    Your Price: $59.40     Quantity in Stock: 5


2013 Penfolds RWT Shiraz Barossa Valley

Price: $148.50    Your Price: $130.68 Quantity in Stock: 6


2013 Penfolds St Henri Shiraz

Price: $105.00    Your Price: $92.40   Quantity in Stock: 4


2015 Penfolds RWT Shiraz 2015

Price: $148.50 Sale $130.68


2001 Penfolds Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon South Australia

Price: $375.00    Sale Price: $275.00  Quantity in Stock: 1


1996 Penfolds Cabernet Sauvignon Block 42 Kalimna Southeast Australia

Price: $499.00    Your Price: $439.12 Quantity in Stock: 8


2004 Penfolds Cabernet Shiraz Bin 60A

Price: $1000.00    Sale Price: $750.00            Quantity in Stock: 3


2004 Penfolds Cabernet Sauvignon Bin Block 42 South Australia

Price: $850.00    Sale Price: $700.00  Quantity in Stock: 12


 


Penfolds Dessert Wines


 


NV Penfolds Club Tawny

Price: $18.00    Your Price: $15.84     Quantity in Stock: 13


NV Penfolds Grandfather Port

Price: $72.00    Your Price: $63.36     Quantity in Stock: 6


 


 


 


 


 


   


 


 

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