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MICHAEL LILLIS

Chateau Mont Redon 2022 Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blan – Rhone $95.00

Blend of:  Grenache blanc, Clairette, Roussanne, Bourboulenc and Picpoul grapes. The thing that won me over with just a single sniff, was the heady perfume...

2019 Tedeschi Capitel Nicalo Valpolicella Superiore Veneto $45.00

A blend of 30% Corvina, 30% Corvinone, 30% Rondinella, 10% Rossignola, Oseleta, Negrara, and Dindarella...not sure how the maths works. This is a like-it-or-hate-it wine....

DELINA ESTATE – The Field Blend Shiraz, Grenache, Mataro, Ugni Blanc, Roussanne, Carignan.

Well this is an unusual blend to say the least, they seem to have used everything except the kitchen sink, but I have it...

Jean-Baptiste Souillard Roussanne  2021 – Rhône Valley – $70.00

I would like to point out that Roussanne from the Rhône Valley was my first love affair with this grape variety. This is mostly because...

Trimbach Cuvee Frederic Emile Riesling  2016 – Alsace – $175.00

I had the pleasure this week of drinking this Cru Riesling, I had almost forgotten just how different and good Alsace Riesling can get. In...

The Bogan Shiraz 2015 Barossa Valley – Original price $45

The unfortunate thing about most of my customers for The Bogan Shiraz, is the fact none of them would ever age this wine beyond....

Dr Bürklin-Wolf Ruppertsberger Gaisböhl Grand Cru 2021- Riesling Pfalz – Germany $190.00

In the glass, the wine is rather pale not giving much away until it hits the palate. The wine opens with ripe lemon, that flows...

RANGEN Clos Saint Theobald – Alsace Grand Cru Riesling – 2020 – $120.00

Certified Organic
Rangen has been called "the Montrachet of Alsace" A pretty big statement however keeping this in mind I set out to look hard at...

Coldstream Hill Chardonnay Yarra Valley 2016 $40.00

In the glass Pale straw with a watery green tinge around the rim. The quintessential bouquet of a Yarra Valley Chardonnay, wrapped up in French oak with...

Ostler Pinot Noir Caroline’s 2011 Waitaki Valley New Zealand $30.00 (Original price)

I opened this on 31/12 - gave it a short decant and a swish around for five minutes or so and enjoyed it with...
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Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.