Category Archives: Red Blends

2015 Penley Estate Gryphon Red Blend

If you studied Greek mythology you would know what Gryphon is or means.  If you didn’t, you’re not alone.  I’m with you on that. As it turns out it is a mythical creature made up of two not so mythical … Continue reading

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2014 Grey Sands The Mattock

As much as the world news gives us much to scratch our heads about, there is also much to make us, well me anyway, realise there is also much to be thankful for. In Spain at the moment they are … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Shiraz & Vin De Soif

I have been reading a series of articles in The Australian newspaper about Captain James Cook.  You know, that bloke who sailed from the mother land and explored the east coast of Australia a couple of hundred years ago.  Anyway, … Continue reading

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2014 Di Giorgio Emporium Red Blend

They’re a pretty smart lot the Di Giorgio family.  15 years ago they decided to buy the Rouge Homme vineyard in Coonawarra that had been in the terra rossa soils of the region since the 1950’s.  Now, I’m not a … Continue reading

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2015 Angoves Organic Shiraz Cabernet

Hands up those who love tradition.  Okay, those who put their hands up, put your hands down…please.  If I asked you about something your family has repeatedly done for years, you’d be able to tell me a story about it … Continue reading

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2015 Yelland & Papps Sete Di Vino

The night I opened this wine, it proved to be an evening of interesting blends.  The first wine I had was a smart, ‘dare to be different’ white blend followed by this partnership of Primitivo and Barbera that works very well … Continue reading

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2015 Hentley Farm The Rogue Field Blend

If you have the time to look up the term ‘Rogue’ you will realise this wine is not really roguish. Okay, so it doesn’t tell you what the blend is on the bottle making it a little intriguing but that’s … Continue reading

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