Monthly Archives: October 2017

2015 Hollick The Gondolier Barbera

This was one of three I presented to a group of punters at a barbecue.  The reason was to get a objective view of the three wines where food was also a player in proceedings. This one got a few … Continue reading

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2015 Tatachilla Burnt Souls Shiraz

This was one of three I presented to a group of punters at a barbecue.  The reason was to get a objective view of the three wines where food was also a player in proceedings. Deep colour that prompted the … Continue reading

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2016 Chateau Yaldara Foundations Grenache

This was one of three I presented to a group of punters at a barbecue.  The reason was to get a objective view of the three wines where food was also a player in proceedings. There was not much said … Continue reading

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2017 Lowe Wines ‘Headstone’ Rosé

It’s no secret that rosé is on the comeback trail.  It’s been dubbed a “Rosé Revolution” if you like. I can remember watching a documentary back before the Y2K panic when a group of winemakers, sommeliers and chefs got together … Continue reading

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2016 Main & Cherry Adelaide Hills Sangiovese

A small family operation, alternate variety, amphora, 90 days skin contact, unfined, unfiltered.  There’s lots to love about this wine even before you undo the screwcap! The inevitable happened next.  The screwcap became inexplicably loose.  Who would’ve thought?  I may … Continue reading

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2010 The Blok Coonawarra Shiraz

How often do you go to a wine region and you tend to visit the big ones, your favourites, the well-knowns or those you feel compelled to because your friends said you should?  Me, guilty as charged. Some great friends … Continue reading

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2017 LiNO RaMBLe Vinyl Pinot Grigio

One of the most widely used clichés going around is the good ole, “time flies when you’re having fun”.  With our busy lives today, taken up with the nine to five job that also spills into our ‘home’ time because … Continue reading

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