Monthly Archives: August 2021

2021 Carillion ‘Lovable Rogue’ Fiano

A work colleague asked me what interesting wines I had drunk lately and, amongst others, I showed him a photo of this wine.  His response, “I’ve never heard of Fiano.”  I had a bit of a chuckle because he pronounced … Continue reading

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2021 Golden Grove Estate Brosé Rosé

I think the days of rosé being a light red wine and not being taken seriously are long gone.  Even the term, ‘Rosé Revolution’ seems to have faded off into the wine horizon.  Rosé stands alone as a wine style … Continue reading

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2021 Golden Grove Estate Vermentino

I sometimes see on social media where people I went to school with have done quite well for themselves.  Interestingly though, they were never a ‘shining light’ at school.  They were not a teacher’s pet nor a star sports person, … Continue reading

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2021 Golden Grove Estate Sauvignon Blanc

A few years ago now, I said some unkind words about Sauvignon Blanc.  In my defence, it was said when the market was flooded with cheap and nasty ‘stuff’.  Around that time, my exposure to the variety would have been … Continue reading

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2016 Brand & Sons Family Reserve Coonawarra Cabernets

Have you ever travelled through a city on a Sunday morning and heard the sound of church bells ringing?  If you are like me, I always thought it was like there was no actual tune to it, almost like just … Continue reading

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