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    The Penfolds Collection 2014

    As the chief executive considers yet another company restructure in the wake of abandoned American takeover offers for Australia's biggest wine…

    1 Oct 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Double glory for Gago

    Penfolds' chief winemaker Peter Gago has just won an unprecedented double honour. He was made both Winemaker of the Year 2014, from among seven…

    25 Sep 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Penfolds focus the hype - at what price?

    At the launch of Graham's Ne Oublie last week I was asked by a Portuguese television interviewer what I thought of the price. Most unfortunately she…

    27 Jun 2014 Jancis Robinson
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    Winemaker as performer

    Amazingly, this article represents the 10,000th published on JancisRobinson.com since its tentative beginnings in late 2000. It would seem we really…

    30 Jul 2013 Jancis Robinson
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    Penfolds' latest - including Grange 2008

    You wait ages for Penfolds wines, and then they all come along... numbered like London buses. Bin 150, from Chigwell Row to Becontree Heath. Bin 138…

    28 Jun 2013 Richard Hemming
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    Penfolds' latest releases

    The indefatigable Penfolds winemaker Peter Gago was in London earlier this summer to show the latest wines from the Penfolds stable, including Grange…

    18 Jul 2012 Jancis Robinson
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    Penfolds in Paris

    I do realise that I am ridiculously spoilt, I promise, in terms of the wine tastings I am invited to. This can make a wine writer horribly blasé, and…

    7 Sep 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    Penfolds in Paris - a foretaste

    Here is a short film taken at a quite amazing tasting and dinner held in Paris at the end of June where a very few lucky tasters, including me (and…

    6 Sep 2011 Jancis Robinson
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    Penfolds' Bin 389 vs Grange

    Bin 389, first produced by Max Schubert in 1960, has been variously described as ‘baby Grange’ or the more offensive ‘poor-man’s Grange’. It’s…

    26 Jun 2009 Julia Harding MW
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    Baby brother for 707

    As those who have watched the Glass stoppers for Grange video will know, Penfolds' chief winemaker Peter Gago is an engaging and knowledgeable…

    20 May 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Penfolds' latest top releases - TNs

    Below are my tasting notes from last Friday's showing of Penfolds latest releases of its so-called Luxury and Icon wines, including the exceptional…

    20 May 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Where to find Grange '04

    As I wrote in Heads up on Grange 2004 on Friday, with the wine still coursing through my veins, Grange 2004 is a very special wine. It is also…

    18 May 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Glass stoppers for Grange

    Peter Gago spent last week in London on a punishing schedule. On the third day of the London Wine Fair he didn't make it to the bathroom once.  I…

    18 May 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Heads up on Grange 2004

    I've now been lucky enough to have two chances to taste the latest vintage of Penfolds Grange, the most famous wine of the southern hemisphere. The…

    15 May 2009 Jancis Robinson
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    Grange 2004 tasted online

    Leave it to the extraordinarily energetic and creative Peter Gago to ratchet up Penfolds’ annual, much ballyhooed 1 May release of its newest Grange…

    1 May 2009 Linda Murphy