Cask wine just became sophisticated and we’re on board

Art + wine = winning!

Forget slicing bread – the latest, greatest invention in cask wine gives is giving an entertaining icon a facelift.

The much-maligned ‘goon bag’ has been given a makeover that has the potential to become a centrepiece of your entertaining offering, rather than being hidden in the corner.

Pord has partnered with Victorian-based Mitchelton winery to produce a range of mini barrels decorated with artworks by leading female artists Evi O., Filippa Edghill and Hannah Nowlan. The artists have adapted pieces from their highly acclaimed collections to bring them to your entertaining table, backyard BBQ or beach picnic – and there’s even enough space inside to tuck in an ice pack!


Choose your limited-edition artwork and pair it with three litres of your favourite of wines from Mitchelton’s 2017 and 2018 vintage; Pinot Grigio, Shiraz and award-winning Rosé.

Best of all? You get to keep the artwork – each Pord comes with an artists’ note and a certificate of authenticity, is hand signed and numbered by the artist so is ripe for repurposing in your home – think ice bucket, vase or even a statement cookie jar. When you tire of it, the 100% aluminium barrel can be recycled. Brilliant!


Retailing at $160 each and available from Southpress Wine bar and other online gift shops, visit Pord for more information.


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