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2016 Brand & Sons Family Reserve Coonawarra Cabernets

Have you ever travelled through a city on a Sunday morning and heard the sound of church bells ringing?  If you are like me, I always thought it was like there was no actual tune to it, almost like just … Continue reading

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2019 Glen Garvald (by Levantine Hill) PB White Blend No.1

Did you ever watch the ABC music quiz show Spicks and Specks?  There was a segment where a small band would play songs and the contestants would have to pick the tune.  The members of the band would often play … Continue reading

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2015 Levantine Hill Sparkling Rosé

Have you ever watched a fireworks display on New Year’s Eve?  The pyrotechnicians do an excellent job organising it, sending them up at particular times, in a particular order and with just the right interval in between.  Have you noticed … Continue reading

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2020 Clandestine Vineyards Margaret River Chardonnay

I read a newspaper article the other day about Verandas, the extension of our indoor living space that is attached to the outside of our homes.  A place to sit, enjoy the view and take in all that is happening … Continue reading

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2018 Shanahans ‘Silence is Golden’ Barossa Valley Shiraz

The meaning of ‘Silence is Golden’ is not befitting of this wine. Not by a long shot!  It pretty much means that it is often wise to say nothing.  Now, if I was the winemaker or owner or wine rep … Continue reading

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2017 Yelland & Papps Second Take Rousanne

This is such a cool wine.  Another of the Yelland & Papps range that really gets my mouth watering in anticipation when I know it’s on its way to my home.  It’s certainly not your normal Rousanne of course but … Continue reading

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2015 Oliver’s Taranga Al Fresco Grenache

This is very much Al Fresco in a bottle.  Add to that the verstility of Grenache and you have a match made in food and wine heaven on a lazy Autumn afternoon The fresh and lively flavours of red fruits … Continue reading

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