Category Archives: Shiraz

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

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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

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2016 Huntington Estate Tim Stevens ‘Signature’ Shiraz

When you put your name to something, anything really, it’s a pretty big endorsement.  When it’s your product you’re putting your name to, you’re moving things up a rung in my view.  Not that Tim Stevens isn’t proud of the other … Continue reading

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2017 XO Wine Co Mclaren Vale Shiraz

I can’t think of a better way to start this review than by saying this is fresh, fruity and full of life, no doubt about that.  Straight away I knew I was in for something pretty good.  All the signs … Continue reading

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2016 Windowrie Estate Family Reserve Shiraz

Let’s face it, the cover and title of a book goes a long way to attracting the attention of a reader.  I don’t think it’s any different when it comes to a wine label.  Take this one for instance.  When … Continue reading

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2014 Yelland & Papps Divine Shiraz

I heard a conversation on the radio the other day where a fellow said, “You can’t see the wind but you can see what it does.”  That is so true, obvious, but true.  You may not be able to see … Continue reading

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2016 Yelland & Papps Greenock Shiraz

These days there’s not much lasting 12 years.  Sports players, a television series, novelty gadgets and games (you know, yoyo, slinky, knuckles), washing machines or gym memberships.  I mean, even in the workforce, it’s becoming quite rare for people to … Continue reading

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