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Krondorf Growers Barossa Shiraz (Schulz & Bowen) 2012

Krondorf Growers Barossa Shiraz (Schulz & Bowen) 2012

The growers for this Krondorf wine are Anita Bowen and Nick Schulz, and the custodian winemaker is Nick Badrice.  I am not entirely sure ...
Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Rosé 2013

Ten Minutes by Tractor 10X Rosé 2013

I aim to be gentle on your inbox by not posting too many reviews, although it does seem that readership spikes when I do.  There's a...

Food and wine pairing

In terms of food and wine pairing, I subscribe to the view that most wines go with most food, most of the time.  Nonetheless, some matches a...
d'Arenberg The Footbolt Shiraz 2012

d'Arenberg The Footbolt Shiraz 2012

The 2012 vintage is a good release of the $18 "The Footbolt" shiraz from d'Arenberg.  Its aromatics remind squarely of McL...
The new grape variety of the moment; Stockman's Ridge Rider Savagnin 2013

The new grape variety of the moment; Stockman's Ridge Rider Savagnin 2013

Savagnin is traminer, but not gewürtztraminer or gewürtztraminer that is called traminer.  And nor just for good measure is it albariño. ...
Some South Americans - Clos de los Siete 2011, Valle Las Acequias Mendoza 2010, Los Vascos Grand Reserve 2011 and Norton Privada Mendoza 2011

Some South Americans - Clos de los Siete 2011, Valle Las Acequias Mendoza 2010, Los Vascos Grand Reserve 2011 and Norton Privada Mendoza 2011

Here is a roundup of a few South American wines tasted abroad.  These wines continue to impress.  Most are available in Australia, with the ...
A few Okanagan Valley wines - NK'Mip Cellars Talon Cabernet Syrah 2012, Kettle Valley Winery Old Main Red 2010, Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin 2010 and OKV Okanagan Vineyards Red 2012

A few Okanagan Valley wines - NK'Mip Cellars Talon Cabernet Syrah 2012, Kettle Valley Winery Old Main Red 2010, Osoyoos Larose Le Grand Vin 2010 and OKV Okanagan Vineyards Red 2012

A search for "Okanagan" in wine-searcher for wines sold in Australia promptly yields a nil return.  This I suspect may serve as an...

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IMW Annual Bordeaux tasting - 2013 vintage

Held in Sydney by the Institute of Masters of Wine on the weekend, this was …

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