Wisdom and Wine

Wisdom and Wine imports fine wines from France. Our goal is to identify and provide imported wines that are:

  • Excellent quality
  • Keenly priced
  • Not available in large chain stores.

Our producers are from:

  • Burgundy
  • Chablis
  • Champagne
  • Alsace
  • Northern Rhône 
  • Southern Rhône
  • Bordeaux

Latest News

Camille Besson - "Best Young Winemaker in Chablis"

Camille Besson was recently awarded the trophy as the "Best Young Winemaker in Chablis". This is a well deserved award for an outstanding young winemaker. The event was the "2018 Trophée de Jeunes Talents de Bourgogne." The wines that were shown in the competition were:

  • 2016 Besson Petit Chablis
  • 2016 Besson Chablis 1er Cru "Montmains"
  • 2016 Besson Chablis 1er Cru "Vaillons"

Young Chablis Winemaker of the Year 2016 Chablis 1er Cru Montmains

2016 Domaine Jessiaume Wine Featured in Melbourne and Sydney

The French Australia Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a Grand Tasting of Bourgone Jura wines in both Melbourne and Sydney.

The event included a tasting "Bourgogne Wines The mystery of the Climats". The tasting featured four white and four red wines selected in France to show the differing terroirs. These wines were selected in France without regard to their availability or otherwise in Australia.

The Domaine Jessiaume 2016 Santenay 1er Cru "Les Gravieres" was a highlight of the tasting.

We will have limited quantities of this wine in early 2019.

2016 Besson Chablis Delights

“Electrifying Good Chablis … It’s not easy finding Burgundy wines that offer such balance between quality, quantity and value.”

Chablis 2016

Champagne Fluteau 2008 Symbiose Highly Rated

 The 2008 Champagne Fluteau Cuvée Symbiose was chosen by "The WIne Enthusiast" in the USA as one of their 12 Wines of Christmas as their Editor's Choice. 

They commented: "A delicious vintage Champagne, it is rich and creamy and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Beyond just being an aperitif, this wine will also carry you straight through dinner. "

Champagne Flulteau

Summer Reds

The wines from Domaine Pélaquié in the Southern Rhône are excellent drinking in the warm Melbourne summer. They can be served slightly chilled and can accompany a range of dishes.

Cotes du Rhone 2015 Pelaquie Laudun

Besson Chablis Continues to Delight

Our range of Chablis from Domaine Besson continues to delight customers in Melbourne. Our 2015 Chablis is almost finished and the 2016 Chablis will be here in the near future. We are down to the last few cases of the 2014 Premier Cru "Montmains" and looking forward to receiving the 2015's.


Camille Besson prepares a tasting at Domaine Besson.

Domaine Jessiaume

We recently introduced Domaine Jessiaume to Australia. This Domaine is located in Satenay and produces a range of excellent wines from the Côte de Beaune.

2014 Jessiaume

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To supply alcohol to a person under the age of 18 years (Penalty exceeds $7,000)
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