Monthly Archives: March 2018

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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2015 Gartelmann Wilhelm Hunter Valley Shiraz

Hunter Valley Shiraz could easily frequent the bottle shops of Hobart and not get noticed.  Not because it isn’t popular it’s just that it’s not so well known in this little part of Terra Australis.  Shame really because this is … Continue reading

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2016 Gartelmann ‘Sarah Elizabeth’ Chardonnay

Chardonnay is a variety that is looked at very closely in this household let me tell you.  My wife and I are Chardonnay fans so if it makes it to these pages, it’s a winner in our eyes. I knew … Continue reading

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Levantine Hill – The Wines

A little while back I wrote about Levantine Hill being an extraordinary place.  Well, let me tell you, the wines are extraordinary as well.  I’ve been lucky enough to try them at cellar door (twice), at a tasting, as matching wines with … Continue reading

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