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- winoweenie - 11-09-2009 08:22 PM

Looking for my annual Thanksgiving bottles to haul to Rocky Point. This is the 1st to try and will definately be in the running fo a box buy. From the Hunter Valley a perfect example of the varietal. Also it doesn't hurt that they are supporters of the "Pink Awareness Breast Cancer" network. Will be on the short list. WW


- wondersofwine - 11-10-2009 03:23 PM

Do you know WW if this was the Hope the Ripper Shiraz? Perhaps they make a basic Shiraz pluz the Ripper version. I have posted twice on the Hope the Ripper which I really enjoyed.


- winoweenie - 11-10-2009 06:48 PM

Don't think so WOW. This is tied in with the "Pink Ribbon" breast cancer awareness program. WW


- brappy - 11-11-2009 05:56 AM

Just getting a chance to check in.... If memory serves, the "Ripper" is from Western Australia. However, it is actually shipped, I believe, in juice form to the Hunter Valley in which they make the wine.

It's been awhile since I actually tasted this and heard the story, so I could be wrong.

mark


- wondersofwine - 11-12-2009 12:02 PM

You're correct Brappy.