Australian Wines from the banished culture

There were 19 crimes which British criminals fell punishable by transportation. These 19 crimes bequeathed roguish Brits, who were guilty of only one, a contingent plan. It was a long rigorous ride by sea and those who survived became settlers in this frontier penal colony. These wines eulogize the crimes that were committed and the provincial life that was forged. If you buy the bottle, you can hear a snippet of their voices describing their crimes. Or, you can read more about them on their website: and here is the link to the app for iOs devices in the app store.

The Warden:
The Warden
The Warden - A red blend.


"Only those who have stood within the bars and heard the din of devils and the appalling sounds of despair can imagine the horrors of the hold of a convict ship." — John Boyle O'Reilly

He is reborn in another red blend. A mix of rich red berry fruits with the aroma of chocolate and vanilla for a soft finish. 

There were awful trials he overcame in his harrowing journey to Australia for his crime of seeking an end to British rule in Ireland. Ostensibly a proud soldier, O’Reilly lived a double life as a recruiter for the revolutionary Fenian Brotherhood. He was discovered, convicted and managed to escape to America. In two years since his escape from the Penal Colony of Western Australia, O'Reilly became editor of Boston's 'The Pilot' newspaper, circa 1871 (US Library of Congress). 


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