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The Vincast with Lawrence & Tim Scanlon from Dirty Black Denim Wines

Lawrence & Tim Scanlon grew up in Toowoomba, Queensland, and it was only due to the fact that Lawrence worked in bottle shops while studying that either of them are in the wine industry today. A desire to study how to be a winemaker brought Lawrence to Melbourne, and after many years working as a tradesman Tim joined him and started working in vineyards just out of the city. Their consumption of and subsequent passion for low-intervention wines led them to start their own brand with their own expressions, under the Dirty Black Denim brand. They shared their story on this episode of Australia’s number one wine podcast.

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Tim & Lawrence Scanlon from Dirty Black Denim Wines

Tim & Lawrence Scanlon from Dirty Black Denim Wines

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Let’s Taste – Le Timbre Syrah 2015 (magnum)

Good friend and wonderful Melbourne-based sommelier Jasmine Wakely is studying winemaking at Melbourne Polytechnic in Epping. In 2015 she made her first wine, a cool-climate syrah named Le Timbre. She only bottled the wine in magnums, and she generously gave me one to open here on the Intrepid Wino channel. Let me know what you think!

Le Timbre Syrah 2015

Le Timbre Syrah 2015

 

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April 15, 2016 · 1:37 pm