Monthly Archives: May 2018

2015 Grey Sands Romanesque

Have you noticed how many Roman Empire constructions are still standing some 2000 years after they were built?  Well apparently they have worked out why.  A bloke by the name of Vitruvius (What was his mother thinking?!) wrote of “a … Continue reading

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2017 The Natural Wine Co. Rosé

Rosé, Rosé, Rosé.  Where for out thou Rosé?  Well, these days, everywhere and what a good thing that is. This is going to please a huge group of punters.  With its free run juice, wild ferment, vegan friendly approach and a damn good … Continue reading

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2015 Huntington Estate ‘Basket Dried’ Shiraz

This may sound conceited but there aren’t many ‘styles’ of wines I haven’t tried. ‘Basket Dried’ is a term I’m definitely not familiar with but if I see it on a wine label again I’ll be grabbing for my wallet … Continue reading

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2017 The Natural Wine Co. Organic Shiraz

I honestly like the idea of natural, organic, preservative free wine.  Varieties treated in a way to bring out their ‘true colours’ if you like.  This one is made that way and it certainly ticks all the right boxes.  The most … Continue reading

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2015 Levantine Hill Melissa’s Paddock Yarra Valley Syrah

I was recently in a cafe that I frequent enjoying a cup of tea with a mate and he mentioned how the cafe had a good reputation but he’d never stepped foot in the place.  When questioned on it further … Continue reading

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2017 The Natural Wine Co. Organic Sauvignon Blanc

I learnt a valuable lesson thanks to this wine.  I put this wine in a fridge which I know is set at a temperature for beer…to make it cold…pretty cold…like beer should be.  It really came down to poor planning … Continue reading

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2013 Huntington Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

I am going to admit to being a little stuck for words after I tried this wine.  I started to write it up and then there was a ‘take 2’ and a ‘take 3’.  It is such a really good … Continue reading

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