What's Hot at the 'Fo | October

By Vinomofo
8 months ago
5 min read

We're talking about what’s happening behind the scenes at the 'Fo and the things we're getting excited about. 


  • Limited-allocation, world-class wines landing.

  • A tip-off from Tully on the wines (and producers) you need to know about.

  • 96-99pt Halliday-rated wines available in twin packs.

  • A fool-proof way to give (or get) the gift of good wine.

  • A killer pinot party hitting QLD and VIC.


Don’t wait on this waitlist

This is your official heads up that some of our most exciting wines of the year are landing very soon, straight from the cape of South Africa. We’re serving up the best of the best. Literally.

If you want a chance at landing some, sign up to the allocation waitlist and watch that inbox - with only a handful of some of these wines available, they’re going to be gone in seconds.

These are from the country’s most revered regions and sought after producers, in very small quantities. From the incredible names of David & Nadia, Donovan Rall, and the Lourens Family - these boutique producers are now sought after the world over.

Some of the biggest names in Australian wine have been putting in early requests for these bottles as they set the benchmark for what chenin can do at its finest, and we couldn’t be prouder to represent them on our shores.

Just wait until you read some of the glowing reviews of these wines and you’ll know we’re not exaggerating this one bit.

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Tully’s allocation tips

"Our South African allocations feel like a birthday that’s come early, and you can be sure that I’ll be securing some of these rare beauties as a present to my future self."

"There is literally no wrong turn to be made amongst these wines, but we all have to have our favourites, right? For me, that comes in the way of chenin blanc."

"David & Nadia’s chenins shine brighter than the sun does on their historic vineyards. To call them transcendental almost undersells their experience, but Decanter put it best in calling them South Africa’s ‘most exciting wines’. To me, the Lourens Family ‘Lindi Carien’ follows closely along in this excitement, and offers awe inspiring value in every humbly packed bottle."

"No matter which way you go, you’ll be clicking your heels to pick up some of these outstanding wines. You better be on it though Mofo, because I guarantee there’ll be a few of us in the office competing to get in on these as well. May the fastest clicker win!"

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Double up on Halliday-rated greats

We’re super stoked to get these dynamic duos in stock - Halliday greats from Peppertree that we’re selling as twin packs for the first time ever. 

The white selection showcases a 99pt Hunter Valley sem that our buyer Pete said was “in a word, perfection”; plus a 97pt triple gold medal winning Hunter Valley sem, that our buying team reckon will go further still.

The red selection combines a deeply concentrated, 98pt Halliday-rated Hunter Shiraz with an ethereal, seductive 97pt Halliday-rated Wrattonbully Cab Sav.

Seriously good wines that have the pedigree, points and prizes to show for it.  


Give the gift of good wine 🎁🍷 

Got a birthday, celebration or big event coming up - or just want to surprise the wine lover in your life? 

We’ve relaunched our digital gift cards so that you can give the delicious gift of wine, without the hassle of the post. Just checkout on site and we’ll email it to you in 5 minutes. No delivery times, no tracking numbers, no worries!

ps. they’re also the perfect gift to ask for, if you were starting to drop hints to Father Christmas 🎅😉

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Pinot Palooza POPPING

This weekend saw a HUGE Pinot Palooza in Sydney - it's been the biggest, pinot-est, October so far already, with more on the way too.

Don't miss

With a line-up featuring the best pinot producers from Australia, New Zealand and beyond - it’s chance to come, soak up the wine, music and taste your way across the #pinot spectrum.

Enter code MOFOPALOOZA at checkout for 40% off tickets!

Tickets available here



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So you've made it to the end eh? Don't worry - there's plenty more of what we're enjoying to dive into on our Vinofiles, if you're thirsty for more.

Hey Kids!

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 $23,000).
  • for a person under the age of 18 years to purchase or receive liquor (penalty exceeds $900)

Liquor Licence No. 36300937


At Vinomofo, we love our wine, but we like to also lead long and happy lives, and be good to the world and the people in it. We all try to drink responsibly, in moderation, and we really hope you do too.

Don’t be that person…

Acknowledgement of Country

Vinomofo acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continued connection to the land and waters of this country.

We acknowledge this place always was, and always will be Aboriginal land.