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I want to go to Australia. Like, right now. When I eventually do get there, there will be several wineries I will make a point of visiting – and this will be one of them. Located against the backdrop of … Continue reading
Riesling, Pewsey Vale, Individual Vineyard Selection, Eden Valley, South Australia, 2016, 12.5% abv, C$20+
Here’s another wine with an awesome price tag that is not only delicious, but is readily available everywhere. This one hails from Australia – land of kangaroos, koalas, heat waves, and Shiraz, right? Well, actually no, mate. Australia is more … Continue reading
Australian winemaker Ben Glaetzer, descendant of German immigrants to the Barossa and Clare Valleys, has had a long list of wine awards come his way including New World Winemaker of the Year (2006), 12 awards at MUNDUSVini 2007, being chosen … Continue reading
This wine is produced at Tahbilk where 5 generations of the Purbrick family have been involved in winemaking since the current owner’s great grandfather purchased the vines in 1925. Viognier was planted here in the 1990s. Medium lemon in colour, … Continue reading
From the Osborn family winery, D’Arenberg – located in McLaren Vale and established in 1912 – this is a blend of Viognier and Marsanne made from grapes grown on calcareous, limestone soils. Fourth generation winemaker, Chester Osborn, is responsible … Continue reading
The story with this entry level Semillon is that in 1993, the winemaker actually forgot about a block of it. When they realized they’d missed picking it, they eventually harvested the block and then made a much more accessible, ‘do … Continue reading
Yalumba has been around a while and seen five generations of Aussies named Hill or Hill-Smith come and go in the winery and vineyards. This is a vegan-friendly wine (no fish bladders were used in production) and Yalumba also uses … Continue reading