Author Archives: Tony Peters

2017 Levantine Hill Colleen’s Paddock Pinot Noir

The Cypress Pine has some amazing qualities.  It is decay proof and is resistant to termites so maintains its structural integrity.  Something that is very handy in certain climates in Australia.  Being a pine, it is aromatic, light, soft and … Continue reading


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2018 Levantine Hill Katherine’s Paddock Chardonnay

I’m not sure if you are familiar with the Bicheno Blowhole on the east coast of Tasmania.  It’s a section of the coast where a part of the granite coastline has been worn away underneath and the ocean has blown … Continue reading

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2018 Levantine Hill Estate Syrah

I heard a line recently that went something like, “Fits in anywhere, stands out everywhere”. However, I can’t remember where or what it relates to.  What I can say is, when I tried this wine, it was the line that … Continue reading

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2019 Carillion Origins ‘Feldspars’ Orange Region Shiraz

I can’t say that a piano accordion is one of my favourite instruments, but I can’t say I dislike it either.  If you’ve walked through small villages in some European countries, you hear them quite often and they blend in … Continue reading

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2021 Dr Edge Riesling

I read a quote by David Bowie recently: “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring.”  He certainly was an enigmatic individual and true to his word.  Throughout his career he would push … Continue reading

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2018 Levantine Hill Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

When I first tasted this wine, I couldn’t help but think, this is Cabernet and a serious one at that.  Don’t get me wrong, there is a seriousness about it but, the more I tasted it (and I couldn’t help … Continue reading

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2021 Bay of Fires Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

I was fascinated by a story about female stage performers in the late 1800s and early 1900s and it was such that there were not many of them around.  A good example is a lady by the name of Gladys … Continue reading

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2017 Huntington Estate Special Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

There is a certain charm to old buildings. I often wonder about the history that has soaked into their walls over time. However, it’s the ‘foundation stone’ upon which they were built, which is what really interests and fascinates me. … Continue reading

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2017 Grey Sands Pinot Gris

I was not familiar with the term ‘ear worm’ until very recently.  It comes from the German term, ‘ohrwurm’.  As it turns out, it’s generally associated with music where a song or melody, good or bad, gets stuck in your … Continue reading

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2016 Moorilla Estate Muse Cabernet Sauvignon

I can remember as a very young kid playing the game, ‘What’s the time Mr Wolf?’ You know, the one where someone is out the front with their back to a group who utter the words, “What’s the time Mr … Continue reading

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