Monthly Archives: May 2021

2015 Brand & Sons Sanctuary Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

I am a music fan.  I would even go as far as to say that I listen to music more hours in the day than I do watching the nonsense box (television for those who are not familiar with this … Continue reading

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Bloodwood Rieslings. Old and New

Comparing old with new can be a bit unfair at times.  I know my 1996 Toyota Hilux flat-tray 2-wheel drive ute does not compare with today’s model.  It would have been like comparing mine when it was released with the … Continue reading

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2018 McLean Bay Pinot Noir

If you didn’t know, our newly elected Premier is Peter Gutwein.  Pretty much all of us down here in Tassie pronounce it as Gutt-wen.  As it turns out, and how cool is this, in German it means ‘Good Wine’!  Considering … Continue reading

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2019 Serere Beechworth Shiraz Viognier

My wife and I are searching the market for a good SUV.  What I didn’t realise until we started looking was, there’s a plethora of them to choose from.  It’s like every single motor vehicle manufacturer has one in their … Continue reading

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2019 Glen Garvald (by Levantine Hill) Merlbec

Merlot and Malbec together, in a bottle, under a screwcap, would have to be a rare occurrence surely?  Normally they form part of the famous Bordeaux blend quintet with Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot.  Could you imagine Angus … Continue reading

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2017 Huntington Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Many, many years ago, I had to complete a training course as part of being accepted into my current vocation.  It was a mixed bunch of people in ages, life experience, skill sets and attitudes.  The one thing we all … Continue reading

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Brand & Sons Coonawarra Untold Range

Have you ever played poker?  Did you know one of the most prized hands you could be dealt is four of a kind?  Speaking of four of a kind, have you ever looked closely at the four Kings in a … Continue reading

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