Monthly Archives: March 2018

2017 Yelland & Papps Vermentino

The first thing I’m going to do with this post is thank Michael and Susan of Yelland & Papps for introducing me to this variety.  It’s simply a lovable alternative to the mainstream bunch of wines that I still enjoy, … Continue reading

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2016 Taylors ‘Taylor Made’ Malbec

In case you didn’t know, there is a producer in Clare Valley who has some of the oldest Malbec vines in Australia, maybe even in the world.  It’s famous, there’s no other way to say it. Now I’m not saying others … Continue reading

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NV Taylors Pinot Noir Chardonnay Brut Cuvée

Let’s face it.  We are so, so spoilt when it comes to sparkling wine in this country (among other varieties of course).  At all price points the quality is mostly pretty good.  No wonder it’s so popular.  Taylors have served … Continue reading

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2017 Oakridge Meunier

I like the idea that Oakridge have dropped the ‘Pinot’ half of the name of this particular variety and called it simply ‘Meunier’.  It gives it, and the producer, the opportunity to show that it can stand on its own … Continue reading

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2017 Raidis Estate The Kid Riesling

A Riesling to help rid that work day frown, No matter the weather in Hobart Town, This from Raidis, The Kid it’s been named, ’cause it’ll take some time to be tamed, But don’t hold back, drink anytime, Enjoy those … Continue reading

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2017 Taylors Promised Land Pinot Noir

“DON’T LOOK DOWN” are three words I’ve heard suggested to people who say they are afraid of heights.  Now, you don’t have to worry about heights when reading this but I still ask that you don’t look down…at the price … Continue reading

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2015 Craigie Knowe Cabernet Sauvignon

Disclaimer: I am bias when it comes to Tassie wines and I make no bones about it.  I’d also like to add that it doesn’t influence my views of the wines.  Honestly. So, you’re possibly thinking, why on earth has … Continue reading

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