Category Archives: Riesling

2017 Parish Vineyard Riesling

What an absolute delight this riesling is to smell, swirl, sniff, taste and drink.  It’s Tasmanian with an expressive, bold, fresh and downright delicious capital T.  The legendary winemaker Louisa Rose has crafted this little gem but, from all accounts, didn’t … Continue reading

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2017 Angullong Fossil Hill Riesling

Riesling.  It’s an interesting grape isn’t it?  So versatile.  It can be a dry as a bone food wine or have its fermentation stopped at any stage leaving varied levels of residual sugar in it to the point of it … Continue reading

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2018 Robert Stein Half Dry Riesling

As much as I loved the Dry Riesling from start to finish, this one intrigued me from start to finish.  I have to be honest and say I approached this wine with some reservation and only because I read where … Continue reading

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2018 Robert Stein Dry Riesling

There is always a certain level of expectation, well for me anyway, when a wine does well at a wine show or two.  When you’re given the opportunity to try a wine that has won four trophies and five gold … Continue reading

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2018 Wobbly Boot Riesling

Young Riesling is, as you would expect, energetic, lively and not shy at all.  This also describes Paul and Lynda Williams, the owners of Wobbly Boot Vineyard.  They love talking to everyone about their wines and their enthusiasm is infectious.  … Continue reading

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2017 Bay of Fires Riesling

We’ve been having some bitterly cold and windy days here in Hobart over the last week.  I suppose it shouldn’t come as any surprise considering it is still winter.  Hence, I haven’t been drinking much of this variety.  Very unlike … Continue reading

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2018 XO Wine Co Games Night Riesling

While mother nature may be inflicting the cruelty of the cold upon us, she also seems to be trying to be kind with some gloriously sunny days.  It doesn’t quite take the chill off the outside air but let it into … Continue reading

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