Monthly Archives: December 2016

Sew and Sew Adelaide Hills Chardonnay Showcase

I have mentioned previously how it’s been great to discover smaller wine producers and this is another you really need to get to know.  Viticulturist, Jodi Armstrong and Sydney based Andrew Mason have formed a partnership that is producing some … Continue reading

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2016 Di Giorgio Kongorong Riesling

The Di Giorgio family make some very special red wines.  That goes without saying.  I had no idea they had a Riesling in their range until a cellar door visit in 2014. Kongorong (thankfully it’s pretty easy to say) is … Continue reading

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NV Hentley Farm Black Beauty Sparkling Shiraz

I am a huge fan of sparkling red.  Whether it be shiraz, cabernet, cab franc, chambourcin…etc.  I love it and we drink quite a bit of it.  This one is very special indeed. Everything about this example is full on … Continue reading

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2016 Ridgemill Estate Riesling

The reaction from my mates to me pouring them a Queensland wine is interesting but, when I poured them this Riesling from the sunshine state it was with a certain level of trepidation from them.  They were not particularly enthusiastic … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Vermentino

Some people may think it weird that sometimes, and probably more often than not, when I’ve finished a big day in the garden, or like on this occasion, completed some demolition work, I make a b-line for a white wine. … Continue reading

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