Category Archives: Shiraz

2014 Robert Stein Mudgee Shiraz

I’m sure I’m not the only one who thinks this, but December is not the time of year to be thinking about shiraz, nor roast meals (at Christmas).  But, and there is always a ‘But’.  Okay, not always but on … Continue reading

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2013 Huntington Estate Special Release Mudgee Shiraz

Years ago I watched a show called Wine Lovers Guide to Australia.  On one of the episodes, Bob, Wendy and Susie Roberts, the original owners of Huntington Estate, were interviewed by Grant van Every and presented some of their wines … Continue reading

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2016 Penley Estate Wild Ferment Coonawarra Shiraz

Second born child.  The poor cousin.  The second in line for the throne.  Shiraz in Coonawarra.  Every one of these seems to sit behind the ‘other one’ getting the attention and usually not justified. How cool is it that something … Continue reading

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2013 Huntington Estate Shiraz

Many years ago I worked in a land far, far away.  Not really but it may well have been.  A place called Queenstown on the West Coast of Tasmania and, if you know the place, you’ll understand what I mean … Continue reading

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2015 Chateau Yaldara Retro Adelaide Hills Shiraz

I’m a sucker for tradition.  I’m a sucker for nostalgia.  I’m a sucker for a good red wine.  Put all these ‘suckers’ together and I am THAT kid in the candy store.  This wine has everything that took me back … Continue reading

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2014 Tatachilla Foundation Shiraz

I don’t know about you but I get frustrated when a wine teases you about its future, but it’s worse when it teases you about its ‘now’!  This one does exactly that and, I’m not saying it’s the case but, … Continue reading

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2015 Serafino McLaren Vale Shiraz

Let’s be honest.  Shiraz is common when it comes to wine in Australia.  Very common.  So much so, when I go into a bottle shop, I’m sometimes tempted to put on an Akubra style hat with corks from bottles of … Continue reading

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