About Our Wines
As a boutique wine merchant our aim is to keep up to date with the latest wine Fashions, such as the varietal in vogue, Style, origin, and appellation. We are very pleased to introduce Bodegas Norton range of superb wines in Australia.
The grapes to produce these wines are from vines planted at high altitude terrain. High altitude wines are known to be fruity with soft tannin, not overly complexed and very pleasant to drink.
The vines producing these grapes are 30 to 50 years old, cultivated in premium locations using drip irrigation method. This technique allows the grapes to be harvest when they reach the desire aroma, sweetness and flavour, to produce a fruity wine with silky smooth tannin.
The grapes for these wines are from vines 50 to 80 years old, planted at high altitude in strategic locations, using a combined drip and flooding irrigation method and ancient technique to produce highly aromatic and concentrated grapes. Perfect for creating unique wines with greater body, intensity and elegance.
Liquor Licensing Acts
Liquor licensing legislation in Australia is state and territory based:
New South Wales: Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Victoria: Under the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 it is an offence: To supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (Penalty exceeds $19,000), For a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor (Penalty exceeds $800). Western Australia: Liquor Control Act 1988: It is an offence to sell or supply liquor to a person under the age of 18 years on licensed or regulated premises; or for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase, or attempt to purchase, liquor on licensed or regulated premises. South Australia: Liquor Licensing Act 1997, Section 113: Liquor must NOT be supplied to persons under 18. Queensland: Liquor Act 1992: It is an offence to supply liquor to a person under the age of 18 years. Australian Capital Territory: Under the Liquor Act 2010. A person must not sell or supply liquor to a person under 18 years old on premises where the sale or supply of liquor is authorised or in a public place. Maximum Penalty $5500. Tasmania: Under the Liquor Licensing Act 1990 it is an offence: for liquor to be delivered to a person under the age of 18 years (Penalty: Fine not exceeding 20 penalty units); and, for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase liquor (Penalty: Fine not exceeding 10 penalty units).