Category Archives: Shiraz

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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2014 Gartelmann Wines ‘Jesse’ Shiraz

When it came to writing the review for this wine I realised when I see a person’s name on the front label, I’ve gotten into the habit of using ‘google’ to see if there is history or a story behind … Continue reading

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2017 Yelland & Papps Second Take Shiraz

I’ve read a couple of reviews about this wine already (here and here) so I had a pretty good insight about what to expect when it came to trying this wine.  I actually debated whether to even review this wine … Continue reading

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2014 Kennedy Wines Heathcote Shiraz

It’s been quite a while since I’ve tried a Kennedy wine.  For no other reason than, well, there isn’t one really.  This one reminded me of why I should revisit some of the smaller wineries/producers that have impressed me in … Continue reading

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