Category Archives: New Releases

Penfolds Collection, the real review

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

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Two bargain reds BUY NOW!

I want to introduce you to two absolute bargain buys that represent real value for money with extraordinary quality. 2016 Aradon Rioja Tempramillo Garnacha This rich unmistakable Spanish Rioja has those unmistakable fine soft tannins of Tempranillo with flavours that fill … Continue reading

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The top Cabernet Sauvignons in Australia

The 2017 results for the second Halliday Australian Cabernet Challenge have been released. The competition was judged in conjunction with the Langton’s Margaret River Wine Show held earlier in November. 31 regions submitted cabernets and all vintages were eligible and judged … Continue reading

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Bass Phillip and Burgundy new release tasting

I was delighted to attend a new release tasting of the latest Bass Phillip and some burgundy comparisons provided by ‘Wisdom and Wine’. Three brackets were shown and a bunt summary follows. Points are out of 20. 2014 Besson Chablis … Continue reading

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Yeringberg New Releases

Last weekend saw Yeringberg open its gates for the annual tasting of its new releases. Tasted were: 2015 Marsanne Roussanne $50 2015 Chardonnay $50 2011 Chardonnay $50 2015 Pinot Noir $75 2015 Shiraz $65 2015 Yeringberg $75 The pick in … Continue reading

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