Monthly Archives: February 2016

2012 Grey Sands Pinot Gris

Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio.  Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish the difference.  I have even seen it labelled Pinot G.  This one is unashamedly in the Pinot Gris spectrum. A lovely pale gold in colour, the nose is almost like … Continue reading

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2014 Raidis Estate The Kid Riesling

If you have met Steve & Emma Raidis, you know how easy going but hard working people they are.  They continually travel the country to promote their wines because they are fiercely proud of the wines they produce, and so … Continue reading

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2013 Wirra Wirra Scrubby Rise Shiraz Blend

We have been to the Wirra Wirra cellar door in McLaren Vale (which won’t come as a surprise to many who know me) and again we had a great experience.  I suppose we were lucky because, being the only ones … Continue reading

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2015 Freycinet Riesling

The Freycinet vineyard was planted in 1979 by Geoff & Susan Bull and was the first commercial winery on the East Coast of Tasmania.  They started what is now an area dotted with many established vineyards and cellar doors producing … Continue reading

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2015 Rogers & Rufus Grenache Rosé

Go onto the website and read about these two fellows.  Rogers (fisherman) and Rufus (surfer) sound like a couple of dudes that clearly are enjoying life and love making wine.  The other pretty cool thing is, they make one wine. … Continue reading

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2008 Wynns Coonawarra Estate John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon

John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon has been around since 1982 and was produced to be a flagship wine for Wynns Coonawarra Estate.  It is only released in the years when the grapes are of an exceptionally high quality with less than … Continue reading

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2015 Main & Cherry Grüner Veltliner

Main & Cherry kicked off in 2009 with their own single vineyard shiraz from grapes planted in 1996.  Situated on the corner of Main & Cherry Gardens Roads, at Cherry Gardens, in the picturesque Adelaide Hills. After graduating with an … Continue reading

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