Sebtoberfest for Gourmet Weekend Saturday 3rd September
Gourmet Weekend falls on Fathers Day this year so we are doing something a little different. Saturday will be our extravaganza and will be your one stop shop to engulf yourself in our Barossa's rich German heritage.
Kranskys, mettwurst and beinsticks will be some of the delights served on the day and match that with our award winning wines and you have a reason to raise your glass and prost!
Hi everyone, it's Jesseca Kies from Kies Family Wines, and I just wanted to write to you in celebration of my beautiful Mum this Mother's Day.
We think our Mum is pretty special so we have dedicated a sparkling to her which we are releasing for Mother's Day - “the sparkling Tina”.
It’s a bright and bubbly drop to share with someone who brightens your day as much as Mum does ours. 31 years ago our Mum, Tina Kies of Kies Family Wines launched the cellar door sales, when she was 8 months pregnant in 40 degree heat. What a trooper!
We would absolutely love to hear...
Our Twilight Markets are happening again on the 4th March at Kies Family Wines and the Monkey Nut Cafe. There really is something for everyone, from soaps to seasonings. Our delicious menu will be available on the night and of course you can browse while sipping on a glass of wine, shopping and wine? what's not to love!? The night will start off at 5:30pm. Bookings are essential for meals and for any more information, give us a call on 0885244120.Read more..
On the 20th June we will be hosting a pyjama party themed quiz night! details to be confirmed.Read more..
So you may notice that I changed the name from "Tina's tidbits" to "Tina's wine tips" because I thought it was a bit suggestive. Ha ha!
So today I want to talk about decanting wine. So we have all seen people pouring, usually red wine, into really large glass bottles called decanters. But why do people do this?
There are two main reasons:
1. If a wine has sediment in the bottom of the bottle.
What is sediment? Sediment is often found in quality wines because fining and filtering is avoided to maintain some of the natural...
Hi everyone, it's Tina Kies from Kies Family Wines, and welcome to the first Tina's Tidbits video!
So I am going to visit you once a fortnight with a little video about the world of wine and the best ways to enjoy it. I noticed a great response to our Christmas video so I thought I would check in a bit more often.
So the most obvious place to start, I thought, was Barossa Shiraz. Let's talk a little bit about it's history in the region and what has made it so special. It is the flagship grape variety of the not only the Barossa region, but the rest of Australian...Read more..
Three of our favourites at Kies Family Wines have been just been awarded Gold medals at the 2013 China Wine and Spirits awards and we could not be more proud!
‘The CWSA continues to be the ultimate authority for wines and spirits here in Hong Kong and China and we wish 2013 winners well deserved congratulations for being selected by the CWSA Judges for this honor.’ says Kelly England, President of the China Wine and Spirits Awards organisation.
The rich black cherry and black olive nose of the 2009 Klauber Block Shiraz won the judges over and landed...Read more..