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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 has developed in Australia a wonderful concept he discovered in France: the climate-controlled wine cabinet. He was recently anointed "Maître" of the Australian Commanderie of Bordeaux.
Rockford Basket Press Shiraz 2001

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

SPOTLIGHT ON: Bistrot Gavroche, Sydney

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

Guigal Côte-Rôtie – Brune et Blonde 2010

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

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!

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.

Giaconda Aeolia 2008

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

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.

Is This Australia’s Best Bottle Shop?

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

Castagna Sparkling Allegro 2009

Wine of the month… why not a sparkling rose?

Henschke Henry’s Seven Shiraz 2001

BY JEAN-MARIE SIMART – An exceptional wine made from Hill of Grace cuttings, well worth the 9 years I waited to drink it.

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