27 Feb 2018

A Gem out of Uruguay and wine # 41 for 2017

We have liked the wines from Bodega Garzon from the very first time we tried them a few years back. .... Continue reading A Gem out of Uruguay and wine # 41 for 2017

Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

23 Feb 2018

Chenin Blanc: Doing what South Africa does well

Chenin Blanc has come of age in South Africa. No longer is it a lesser quality grape or a blending grape. .... Continue reading Chenin Blanc: Doing what South Africa does well

Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

21 Feb 2018

An impressive Margaret River Cabernet with glowing reviews

Margaret River was identified in 1965 as a potential site for viticulture, and the first winery, Vasse Felix, was established two years later. .... Continue reading An impressive Margaret River Cabernet with glowing reviews

Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

19 Feb 2018

An impressive Pinotage highlighting the strength of an impressive vintage

We have been extolling the virtues of the 2015 vintage for South Africa and are just now starting to see more wines from this exceptional vintage come through our doors. .... Continue reading An impressive Pinotage highlighting the strength of an impressive vintage

Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

17 Feb 2018

Vibrant with captivating fruit purity makes this the perfect food wine

Paul Hobbs is well known in the wine world, having established himself as a multi-talented international winemaker and consultant. .... Continue reading Vibrant with captivating fruit purity makes this the perfect food wine

Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

16 Feb 2018

A taste of liquid history from the oldest Shiraz vines in the world

What does liquid history taste like? Imagine drinking a bottle of champagne recovered from the wreck of the titanic, or a long forgotten Bordeaux perfectly stored for decades in a collector’s cellar. .... Continue reading A taste of liquid history from the oldest Shiraz vines in the world

Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

13 Feb 2018

Bleasdale Frank Potts 2013

Bleasdale is the second oldest family owned winery in Australia, and if Yalumba ever goes under, they will be the first. .... Continue reading Bleasdale Frank Potts 2013

Posted by John   00:00:00

12 Feb 2018

Our new favorite value Pinot Noir

With Pinot Noir there is no guarantee that a higher price equals a better quality. And quality Pinot at the lower end of the price spectrum is hard to find. .... Continue reading Our new favorite value Pinot Noir

Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

09 Feb 2018

When does the comparison to white Burgundy really apply?

We are honored and stoked to have tried the lineup from Kumeu River. The reference to “white Burgundy” is often misused but it truly applies here. If only we could afford to drink this every day. .... Continue reading When does the comparison to white Burgundy really apply?

Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

07 Feb 2018

A Rock Star winemaker plus a Five-Star Vintage equals Wine of the Year

We have been experiencing a deluge of amazing wines from the 2015 vintage, which is a nice problem to have. .... Continue reading A Rock Star winemaker plus a Five-Star Vintage equals Wine of the Year

Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

05 Feb 2018

A wine that would make any father proud

Bruwer Raats is a multi-talented winemaker but one of his great passions and specialties is making exceptional Cabernet Franc. .... Continue reading A wine that would make any father proud

Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

03 Feb 2018

How a few extra years of bottle age make all the difference for this delicious Sauvignon Blanc

An amazing white that is just starting to show its stuff, the 2014 vintage tastes young but it is just coming out of its shell. .... Continue reading How a few extra years of bottle age make all the difference for this delicious Sauvignon Blanc

Posted by Oliver   00:00:00

02 Feb 2018

Serious Value on this Cabernet from Margaret River

We like Margaret River Cabernet A LOT and so should you .... Continue reading Serious Value on this Cabernet from Margaret River

Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

01 Feb 2018

An exceptional Bordeaux blend with some bottle age and a big discount

The secret has been out about Western Australia making some of the world’s best Cabernet based wines for some time now. Most people think of Margaret River, but there is another smaller and lesser known region called Frankland River. .... Continue reading An exceptional Bordeaux blend with some bottle age and a big discount

Posted by Gregg   00:00:00

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