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About Jean-Marie Simart

Jean-Marie – aka "JM" – is an Australian born in Paris and long-time wine aficionado. Founder of Vintec Australia, he developed in Australia a wonderful concept he discovered in France: the climate-controlled wine cabinet.
“Wine lovers deserve a taste of Chile”

From amazing Chardonnays to a love affair with Carménère, Jean-Marie Simart journeys into the history and modernity of the world’s seventh largest wine-producing nation.

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Lunch at the d’Arenberg Cube, McLaren Vale, South Australia

“Enjoyable perfection,” says Jean-Marie Simart about his visit to the crazy creation that sits in a vineyard of a winemaker who certainly knows how to think outside the box.

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Rockford Basket Press Shiraz 2001

BY JEAN-MARIE SIMART – Wine of the month… pure velvet in the mouth!

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Bistrot Gavroche, Sydney

By JEAN-MARIE SIMART – New French bistrot in Sydney. Did someone say Vin Jaune?

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Guigal Côte-Rôtie – Brune et Blonde 2010

BY JEAN-MARIE SIMART – Wine of the month… one of my all-time favourite wines

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SPOTLIGHT ON: The Margaret River Region  – Part 2

BY JEAN-MARIE SIMART, Co-Founder of Vintec.
After “Part 1” about the treasures of the region, it’s time to focus on the essentials: Margaret River wines!

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SPOTLIGHT ON: the Margaret River Region – Part 1

By Jean-Marie Simart, Co-Founder of Vintec.
After three years, my wife and I have decided to reconnect with one of our favourite places in Australia: the Margaret River.

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Giaconda Aeolia 2008

BY JEAN-MARIE SIMART – Wine of the month… get your hands on it!

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Cellar or Not To Cellar: Which Wines to Store Away

Vintec’s director shares his recommendations on which wines to cellar and which ones not to.

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Is This Australia’s Best Bottle Shop?

Vintec and Dan Murphy’s teamed up to create a unique wine store.

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