Monthly Archives: December 2021

2018 Patina Orange Region Pinot Noir

When tasting a wine, I like to make notes.  Tasting this wine, I wrote: “this is not your normal Pinot.”  After re-reading my notes I thought, gee, that’s subjective.  One person’s ‘not normal’ could be another’s normal.  This can relate … Continue reading

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2021 Huntington Estate Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 

A particular blend of two red grape varieties has been dubbed, for many many years, the ‘quintessential Australian blend’ and I am a fan of it.  For as long as I have been interested in, and drinking wine, Semillon and Sauvignon … Continue reading

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2015 Levantine Hill Blanc de Blanc

I was listening to a podcast the other day about an enthusiastic bushwalker who was camping in the Tasmanian wilderness during winter.  He cleared an area of snow and lit a fire.  Interestingly, after a while, a number of different … Continue reading

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Chardonnay Stars from Levantine Hill

I don’t know if you’ve ever had the opportunity to visit Milford Sound approximately 4 hours from Queenstown, New Zealand during the wet months. There are a myriad of waterfalls that, for me (not so my wife), were fascinating.  I … Continue reading

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