Category Archives: Other Whites

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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2021 The Natural Wine Co Lightly Sparkling Wines

Sometimes it is so good to just have a wine and not think about it too much.  Find a glass, crack the screwcap, pour it, sit, relax aaaaaand drink!  I suppose you could call it the simple approach to wine … Continue reading

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2021 Clandestine Vineyards Adelaide Hills Pinot Grigio

A lot of people have 9-5 jobs.  They rock up, do their job and go home.  I’m not saying it’s a boring thing because I have no doubt there are those who know they have done an 8 hour day … Continue reading

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2021 Carillion ‘Lovable Rogue’ Vermentino

Another lovable rogue to get your mitts on, gee I enjoyed this Vermentino and so did my better half.  It was such that we both even took the time to contemplate it, consider it and briefly talk about it together.  … Continue reading

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