Goodwill Wine – Equal Measures of Quality and Philanthropy

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Goodwill Wine feel good facts:

  • Goodwill Wine was established in 2009 with a $15, 000 Red Cross Bush fire recovery grant 
  • They support the Australian wine making industry by sourcing quality wine from source boutique vineyards across Australia’s premium wine regions
  • The online wine shop stocks over 20 different wines at any given time 
  • Goodwill Wine partners with 150 charities and not for profit organisations to donate 50% of its sales to help them continue their great work
  • A Certified Social Enterprise, it’s independently audited and donations to charities verified
  • All wine is 100 % vegan (learn more about vegan wine here)
  • 75% of their workforce are either long term unemployed or NDIS clients
  • Goodwill Wine has donated over $282,000 to over 300 charities to date

With Australians increasingly buying premium wines online, Australian social enterprise Goodwill Wine is selling high quality re-labelled wine to contribute to the good of the world. 

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Support Women in Wine with ‘hear me roar’ 2018 Shiraz


Digging into a bottle of hear me roar 2018 shiraz to support women in the wine industryIn Australia, the number of people who graduate with winemaking and viticulture qualifications is roughly 50/50 female and male. However, only 10% of the people in these roles are female. And I hear this figure is declining. As a female small business owner, who works in a fairly male-dominated industry myself (SEO & Google Ads), I love to support women doing what they love.

Which is why when a sample of hear me roar showed up on my doorstep, I knew I had to help spread the word. Plus when you’re combining a good cause with good wine, what’s not to like? Continue reading

Botham Wines by Sir Ian Botham Hits A Six


Do you enjoy your wine while watching cricket? Well, then you might be excited to hear that English cricket legend – Sir Ian Botham OBE – has just released a brand new range of Australian wines. In fact, Cellarmasters launched it only yesterday!

I’m absolutely thrilled to unveil my wines to the Australian market. Although it’s no secret which team I side for in the cricket, I’m the first to admit that when it comes to winemaking, Australia is world-class” – Sir Ian.

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2018 Wine Predictions From Industry Experts


2018 Wine Predictions from Industry ExpertsIt’s hard to believe we are already 1 month into 2018. The Swan Valley wine region (Western Australia) has already started harvest for the 2018 vintage. And with the start of the vintage comes questions about what the ’18 wines will be like and what the world of wine bring us this year.

While pondering the year ahead over a glass of Chardonnay recently, I came up with the idea for this post.

I have spent the last few weeks reaching out to high-profile wine industry experts from around the world to get their opinion on wine in 2018. A massive thanks to those who got back to me and contributed to this article. I found it super interesting reading all these responses, and I have no doubt you guys will too! Continue reading

Harmans Estate Pisco from Margaret River


Pisco - Harmans Estate - Margaret River, AustraliaThis post has been on my to-do list for a number of months now. Pisco came onto my radar earlier this year when I heard Australia’s very first Australian-Made Pisco was being released. Yes, it was/is a bit of a controversy. But hell, my palate loves it and I’m not shy about a bit of controversy.

Since writing this post, there has been an update from Harmans Estate, please note they will stop calling it Pisco in the coming weeks:

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