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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.
Category Archives: Wine News
Cop this stunning $50 million vineyard hotel planned to be ‘the Sydney Opera House’ of South Australia. Hotel Oscar Seppeltsfield is set ot open in 2022 and will be situated in the heart of the historic Seppeltsfield vineyard. It will … Continue reading
The Coronavirus has had a dramatic impact to the way we live particularly to those who are house bound and love their wine. But it is not all bad because why not use the internet and order wine online? Now, … Continue reading
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
If you are visiting Bordeaux this winter be aware that many winemakers have just lost 100% of their harvest. Violent hailstorms ravaged parts of the famous wine region in south western France last Saturday causing major damage in hundreds of … Continue reading
I have to admit that decanting is a tricky business. It requires forethought, planning and patience. Unless you are removing sediment from an older bottle decanting is usually best for tannic and younger wines. Decanting introduces oxygen which enhances a … Continue reading