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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 tastings
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
I was privileged to be invited to a line up of Sauternes hosted by The Savage Club one of Melbourne’s leading private business clubs. A group of 20 assessed a selection of wines that included four French Sauternes. BACKGROUND The … Continue reading
I recently was fortunate to enjoy a challenge tasting of Burgundy verses Barolo. Three flights and a bonus Barolo were poured each consisting the classic grape varieties of Nebbiolo and Pinot Noir. First lets broadly refresh ourselves of these two varieties. Pinot … Continue reading