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Come with me as I travel and meet winemakers, taste and evaluate their wines with an honest an appraisal free of the usual marketing hype. I will share with you wine reviews, unbiased tasting notes and tips that you will understand. This will be an invaluable guide to purchasing wines, helping you become a savvy wine consumer and even impress your friends! Read also the latest news gripping the wine industry and make a note of local wine events.
Author Archives: The Wine Commander
In this special edition we review the damage to wineries around Australia after the bush fires. As the Coronavirus rolls on it is time to reflect on the damage done to Australian wineries as a result of the bush fires. … Continue reading
Already the Treasury Wine Estates marketing machine has been busy wooing and seducing wine writers with the glossy brochures, flash in store point of sale displays on top of wooden boxes and free sample bottles. There will be more publicity … Continue reading
I want to say from the outset I am not a Sauvignon Blanc drinker – too much freshly cut green grass and asparagus for me but I do know many of you and your partners do not mind this style. So … Continue reading
The results are in for the 2019 Decanter World Wine Awards. Ok, there are probably too many wine shows – particularly here in Australia – but this is the world’s largest wine competition, judged close to 17,000 wines, entered from … Continue reading