Category Archives: Sparkling Wine

2017 Lowe Wines ‘Jodie Wilbertree’ Sparkling Rosé

I’m not boasting when I say this.  I’m only saying it to make a point.  I’ve had quite a lot of sparkling rosé in my time and not one of them has tasted or presented like this one. I reckon the … Continue reading

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NV Tatachilla Prosecco

If you have asked me ten years ago what is prosecco I would’ve replied that it is something you wrap around beef and call it Fillet Mignon (Okay, okay. That’s prosciutto but you get my drift). As much as I … Continue reading

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Penley Estate Echo Sparkling Pinot Noir

Living in a place known for its Pinot Noir and sparkling wine has, unfortunately, made me a bit skeptical about mainland versions, more so when it’s Sparkling Pinot Noir!  It appears I may have wasted my ‘skeptical’ time and energy … Continue reading

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NV Hentley Farm Black Beauty Sparkling Shiraz

I am a huge fan of sparkling red.  Whether it be shiraz, cabernet, cab franc, chambourcin…etc.  I love it and we drink quite a bit of it.  This one is very special indeed. Everything about this example is full on … Continue reading

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2016 Hentley Farm Blanc de Noir

Unique.  Intriguing.  And I love it!  How’s that for a start. When I read the notes saying it was “…a blend of red varieties…” I couldn’t help but be interested.  Who wouldn’t?! There’s no mucking about with this bottle of … Continue reading

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NV DIVICI Prosecco DOC

I have no doubt I’m am going to cop some criticism for my next comment and it may well show my naivety with some wines.  I have not bothered with Prosecco because I thought it was in the same category … Continue reading

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2013 Rymill Coonawarra Brut

Most people are aware of the amazing sparkling wines being produced in Tasmania.  I’ll be the first to admit to having blinkers on when it comes to selecting and drinking this style of wine. I’ll also have to admit to … Continue reading

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