Monthly Archives: December 2019

2018 Gartelman ‘Benjamin’ Semillon

With summer pretty much telling us it’s here, we will be looking for fresh, fruity and zesty whites for warm nights and lazy weekends on the deck.  It’s completely understandable that some people go for the ‘mainstream’ whites but please … Continue reading

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2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Rosé

As things warm up and we get deeper into the Summer season, we are going to see advertisments encouraging us to slip on a shirt, slop on sunscreen and slap on a hat.  Well, I’d like to encourage you to … Continue reading

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2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Vermentino

Vermentino is a native grape variety of Italy grown in the small region of Luguira in the north west of Italy, and on the islands of Sardinia and Corsica off the west coast of Italy.  The quality of the variety … Continue reading

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2019 Robert Stein Dry Riesling

People who know me are well aware of the fact I don’t mind a chat.  It is also common knowledge that I don’t mind a glass or two of Riesling.  You can imagine my excitement when this Riesling arrived at … Continue reading

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2018 Main and Cherry Pinot Syrah

From what I have been able to find out on Google, the legendary (in the wine industry anyway) Maurice O’Shea made a blend of Pinot Noir and Syrah during the mid 1900’s that proved to be quite popular (the French … Continue reading

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2016 Patina Wines ‘Jezza’ Red Blend

I have been watching a television series all about building and/or renovating houses.  Very fancy houses too, I might add, and the end result is usually a very high quality.  The most recent episode involved the building of a lovely … Continue reading

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