Category Archives: Shiraz

2016 Ridgemill Estate The Lincoln Shiraz

I’ve written about me having preconceived ideas regarding wine before, however on this occasion, the focus is on a couple from Western Australia, who are good friends of mine, and work in the hospitality world.  Visiting my home, they were … Continue reading

Posted in Shiraz | Leave a comment

2016 Hastwell & Lightfoot ‘Sands of Time’ McLaren Vale Shiraz

I mentioned in my review of the Hastwell & Lightfoot Fiano (review here in case you missed it) how my wife and I had ventured to McLaren Vale a number of times without calling into their cellar door.  At the … Continue reading

Posted in Shiraz | 1 Comment

2018 Natural Wine Co. Organic Shiraz

The topic ‘organic’ came up in an overheard conversation at work the other day.  One  view was, “…oh it’s probably only a trendy marketing thing with a lot of stuff so they can up the price.”  Now, I didn’t enter … Continue reading

Posted in Shiraz | Leave a comment

2015 Gartelmann ‘Diedrich’ Shiraz

Diedrich.  It seemed such a strong name to me.  So much so I had to google it and yep, I can see why I had that feeling.  As it turns out, and I won’t bore you with the back story, … Continue reading

Posted in Shiraz | Leave a comment

2015 Huntington Estate ‘Special Reserve’ Shiraz

No point in waffling on about this wine.  It is great.  Loved it.  Simple as that. I must apologise for not being able to show you the colour of this wine.  Gee it’s deep and, if something can look lush, … Continue reading

Posted in Shiraz | Leave a comment

2015 Shanahans ‘Silence is Golden’ Barossa Shiraz

Let’s be honest.  There is a lot of shiraz out there.  Heaps to pick from whether it be from the Barossa Valley (like this one), Hunter Valley, Coonawarra, Heathcote and even Tasmania (a Jimmy Watson Winner from here in 2011).  … Continue reading

Posted in Shiraz | Leave a comment

2014 Huntington Estate Shiraz

I don’t receive many wines to review but, you know what, some of those that I have received have opened my eyes up to some winemakers and wines I would not normally, if ever, get to see in Hobart.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Shiraz | Leave a comment