Monthly Archives: April 2018

2014 Mitchell Wines Peppertree Shiraz

Without going back through older blog posts, I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned about having preconceived ideas about a wine.  This can be a positive because that way I go into trying a wine with the right attitude.  That is how … Continue reading

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2107 Yelland & Papps Second Take Mataro

Take a moment to think about the wines that have got you really excited and I mean really excited.  The ones that bring an instant smile to your face, has you looking around in wonder then back at the glass … Continue reading

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2016 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Barbera

The other day I was talking to a mate, who likes his wine, and the discussion went a bit like this. Me: “I tried a really good Barbera the other day.” My mate: “Barbera?  Never heard of it.” My ‘wine … Continue reading

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2017 Yelland & Papps Second Take Grenache

Those who know me will wonder if this is a rhetorical question, but here goes.  Is it wrong to drink almost the entire bottle of wine on your own…in one night?  Those same ones will answer, “depends on the wine.”  … Continue reading

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2015 Grey Sands Malbec

For those who don’t know, the photo above is of a Tasmanian Tiger.  Thylacinus cynocephalus to be precise.  Believed to be extinct, there have been reported sightings of this meat eating marsupial but nothing confirmed of its actual existence.  If you … Continue reading

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2014 Mitchell Grenache Mataro Shiraz

I remember as a kid our neighbour had a tricycle.  You know, one of those bikes that had a large-ish wheel at the front and two slightly smaller ones at the back.  The pedals were on the front wheel being … Continue reading

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2016 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Tempranillo

Living in the southern most capital city in Australia, we tend to miss out on a lot of things.  Famous entertainers (sadly), stage shows (take it or leave it), peak hour traffic (a good thing) or more importantly (as far … Continue reading

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