Category Archives: Other Whites

2016 Grey Sands Pinot Gris

There is something to be said for consistency when it comes to producing wine.  That is why some wine shows have a ‘Wines of Provenance’ Class.  This class of wines is usually made up of three wines with a minimum … Continue reading

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2019 Golden Grove Estate Granite Belt Vermentino

I’ve spoken to quite a few friends about the wines coming out of the Granite Belt and, not surprisingly, they were quite surprised to hear of the type of climate they have and how long they have contributed to the … Continue reading

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2018 Lino Ramble Grillo

There are a number of Australian producers/winemakers out there who are satisfying my desire to try wines made from alternative varieties of grapes.  Thanks to Andy and Angela from Lino Ramble for finding and bottling this gregarious, yet humble Grillo.  … Continue reading

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2018 Yelland & Papps Second Take Vermentino

Recently my wife and I drove to the north of Tasmania and the closer we got to our destination, the more the weather turned a bit dirty.  A brief conversation about the change in the weather proved to be a … Continue reading

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2018 Yelland & Papps Second Take Rousanne

Adding interest to a wine can be as easy as letting a wine add interest to itself. Take this wine for example.  Extended maceration, wild ferment, placed in 100% old French oak for a year, unfined and unfiltered and plenty … Continue reading

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2017 Grey Sands Blanc de Noir

Dare to be different.  We see it everyday.  It could be the way some people dress, colour their hair, cut their sandwich or position their driver’s seat.  But it is only different to us because it’s not how we wear … Continue reading

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2018 Atze’s Corner Wild Rose Vermentino

I read an article recently (this one) that suggested Vermentino could be the “next big thing in Australian wine”.  Well, I can understand that.  I’ve tried a few and I don’t mind admitting to being a bit of a fan.  … Continue reading

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