Volume 72: Macarthur family correspondence relating to wine, 1846-1900: No. 432
they can procure the different wines - Being Chairman of the Wine Committee I may get some Members to taste the Australian Wines & give their written opinion - I will take care however that the tasters are leading men in the trade and not Quacks like Dr [indecipherable] & I will take care that the wine is in proper condition to try -
When your wines once reach my hands you will not have many shillings to pay - I will write to you again after the arrival of the Parramatta -
I hope to be in the Colony next year with my second son & if you then have a few bottles of good wine you can give it to me.
Yours very faithfully