Category Archives: Riesling

Robert Stein 2022 Rieslings

As a kid, I can remember mucking about with the hose when the water would all of a sudden stop.  I don’t know why but, as a naïve young boy, I looked at the end of it.  It was not … Continue reading

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2022 Castle Rock Estate Riesling Releases

I have briefly mentioned before that I was a hopeless social poker player (I haven’t played for many years). The reason being, I just can’t hide my emotions or keep a straight face. When I was pleased with the cards … 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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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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2019 Mapleton Vineyard Riesling

Gospel music. Admittedly not my go to music genre. However, you can’t but appreciate how the whole church congregation gets involved, and it is easy to understand why. The songs are usually catchy, so upbeat and lively, and of course, … Continue reading

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2018 Patina ‘Sticky Tea’ Riesling

I’m not sure what you would call this but, what I am about to tell you is bizarre, spooky even.  Firstly, a confession, ‘sticky’ wines are not my ‘thing’. So, when I received this, I have to admit to not … Continue reading

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2021 Castle Rock Estate Riesling Triple Treat

We have friends who are triplets, 3 sisters, who we’ve known for many years. All born on the same day, the same year; obviously making them triplets.  Yet, they have such different personalities and idiosyncrasies that was attractive to their … Continue reading

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2020 Shanahans ‘Evergreen’ Eden Valley Riesling

For those who don’t already know, I landscaped our front yard late last year.  It must be said, I put quite a bit of thought into the type of plants I wanted. With that in mind, I selected plants that … Continue reading

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Bloodwood Rieslings. Old and New

Comparing old with new can be a bit unfair at times.  I know my 1996 Toyota Hilux flat-tray 2-wheel drive ute does not compare with today’s model.  It would have been like comparing mine when it was released with the … Continue reading

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2020 Castle Rock Porongurup Riesling

There is no pre-tasting note story for this wine.  I’m dead-set keen to tell you about this delightful Riesling.  It smells simply divine!  It’s intense, it’s refreshing, it’s lively, it’s limey, it’s citrusy, it’s delicately floral and it’s ever so … Continue reading

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