Wine Storage in Tennessee USA, by Jamie Beckwith

By on February 2, 2017 in Wine with 0 Comments
Wine Storage in Tennessee USA, by Jamie Beckwith

Here’s something that is seriously going to impress your house guests. Imagine having a dinner party in this house (which is worth a cool $6,000,000 US) glancing down onto the floor, only to be greeted by this – a magnificent blue LED lit wine cellar. It’s like Tron meets The Hamptons isn’t it? The house […]

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Killerby – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

By on January 30, 2017 in Cabernet Sauvignon with 0 Comments
Killerby – 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

Way back in July 2016 I bought a dozen red wine on impulse at the Brisbane Air port though Wine Selectors, read the first review here on the 2014 Tahbilk Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre.  This bottle of 2012 Killerby Cabernet Sauvignon from the Margaret river was one of those 12. As a self professed lover of […]

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The Chronicles Twice Lost 2014 Pinot Grigio

By on January 27, 2017 in Pinot Grigio with 0 Comments
The Chronicles Twice Lost 2014 Pinot Grigio

Ever since first trying the Baily & Baily – Monkeys Cousin Pinot Grigio, I have really taken to the Pinot Grigio taste, and this Twice Lost 2014 Pinot Grigio is certainly no different.  I first had this on a rip to Byron Bay (NSW) with a lovely lady and some fresh fish and chips. I’m not […]

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Robinsons Wiarau River 2014 Pinot Gris

By on January 25, 2017 in Pinot Gris with 0 Comments
Robinsons Wiarau River 2014 Pinot Gris

Well believe it or not, New Zealand’s Marlborough region, does other things then Sauvignon Blanc.  The Robinsons Wairau River Vineyard 2014 Pinot Gris was a delightful little find.  Now for the uneducated the :- Pinot gris or Grauburgunder is a white wine grape variety of the species Vitis vinifera. Thought to be a mutant clone […]

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Five Geese – 2012 McLaren vale Shiraz

By on January 23, 2017 in Shiraz with 0 Comments
Five Geese – 2012 McLaren vale Shiraz

I am a self professed lover of Red Wine.  Nothing beats an Australian red, well a red from any country actually.  But the Five Geese 2012 McLaren Vale Shiraz certainly reaches for the top of the list. A few years back, I started suffering from respiratory symptoms when drinking Shiraz…  thank god I got over it. […]

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Goundrey Homestead 2015 – Unwooded Chardonnay

By on January 21, 2017 in Chardonnay with 0 Comments
Goundrey Homestead 2015 – Unwooded Chardonnay

Way back in my early wine drinking days, I use to drink a lot of Chardonnay, I have no idea why.  I think it was some douche bag think, but I think as my taste and knowledge matured, so did my understanding of wines. There is some differences between Chardonnay and Unwooded Chardonnay Chardonnay is […]

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Stonyfell – The Cellars Shiraz Cabernet

By on January 19, 2017 in Shiraz Cabernet with 0 Comments
Stonyfell – The Cellars Shiraz Cabernet

The Stonyfell The Cellars Shiraz Cabernet 2012 was a joyful find at the local Dan Murphy’s.  This bottle of Shiraz Cabernet was a  nice way to spend a Saturday night with a nice Spag bowl.  I know a little sad but a decent pasta dish goes well with any red wine. It was soft and rounded […]

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Voyager Estate – Girt by Sea 2011 Cabernet Merlot

By on January 17, 2017 in Cabernet Merlot, Mixed Blend with 0 Comments
Voyager Estate – Girt by Sea 2011 Cabernet Merlot

Any time winter hits, I bounce right back into drinking red wines. I went down to the local bottle shop and tried the Voyager Estate Girt by Sea Cabernet Merlot 2011, which is from the Margaret River in Western Australia. As far as New Zealand really owns the white wine market.  Australia really dominates the […]

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Hopes Folly 2013 – Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

By on January 17, 2017 in Semillon Sauvignon Blanc with 0 Comments
Hopes Folly 2013 – Semillon Sauvignon Blanc

Getting of the Sauvignon Blanc train for a change, it was time for another  Semillon Sauvignon Blanc so I decided on a Hopes Folly Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2013.  From the 21st Century Wines range in Victoria Australia. it was not bad.  A Sunday afternoon wine with a bowl of freshly peeled prawns. To be honest, I […]

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Borgo Sanleo – Pinot Grigio 2015

By on January 15, 2017 in Pinot Grigio with 0 Comments
Borgo Sanleo – Pinot Grigio 2015

After my love affair with the 2015 Bailey & Bailey – Money’s Cousin Pinot Grigio, I now try a Pinot Grigio any old time I can.  Well last Wednesday night was just the right time.  Down to the local Dan Murphy’s I went and bought this little gem from Italy. The 2015 Borgo Sanleo Pinot […]

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