Category Archives: Other Whites

Clandestine Wines 2022 ‘Break Free’ Wines

Where I live, there is a spot that has been named Duck Park.  For fear of stating the bleeding obvious, it is all to do with the number of ducks that congregate in the area.  I can only assume they … Continue reading

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2022 Clandestine Wines ‘Break Free’ Bliss Bomb

For some time, Pet Nat wines were, well I don’t know how else to put it, Pet Not wines for me.  With so many now in the market, it was only a matter of time before I would taste one, … 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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2017 Levantine Hill Mélange Traditional Blanc

I’d say most people who pick up an acoustic guitar wouldn’t give it a thought as to the timbers that go into making one.  I didn’t realise how particular exotic timbers contribute to the sound a guitar produces. For example, … Continue reading

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2021 Bay of Fires Sauvignon Blanc

Martin Luther King Jnr is quoted as saying, “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, you just have to take the first step.”  Now, I have to admit to not knowing in what context this was said but, I’m … Continue reading

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2016 Moorilla Estate Cloth Label White

Rainbows have been fairly common in my part of the world.  Just enough rain as the sun shines through a gap in the clouds to produce an arc of bright colours, none of which are as clearly defined as when … Continue reading

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2021 Yalumba Y Series Viognier and Riesling

I remember the times when visiting a cellar door to try wines and the person behind the counter would start with, “…our entry level wines.”  I have to say, I am not a fan of the words ‘entry level’.  It … Continue reading

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Grey Sands Pinot Blanc and Blanc de Noir

If you haven’t already done so, do yourself a favour and look up at the sky at night?  So many stars!  Some brighter than others, of course, but all shine and contribute to the wonder that is the Milky Way.  … Continue reading

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2019 Domaine A Lady A Sauvignon Blanc

The sea water in Tassie is freezing.  There’s no escaping or denying that.  As a kid, I’d watch as other people would walk slowly into the water so they could get used to it before going for a swim.  Me, … Continue reading

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2021 Storm King Wine Co. Releases

On my walk the other morning, it was a beautiful, clear and still start to the day. The sun was up enough to bring light and warmth to everything it touched. I walk across a short bridge over an inlet. … Continue reading

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