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PIRRAMIMMA IRONSTONE Old Bush Vine GRENACHE 2016 – $28.00 (original price)

I opened my last bottle of this stunning wine over the New year break and found it had matured and changed considerably since my...

LINNAEA OBLIO Cabernet Franc & Malbec Heathcote 2020 $40.00

If you enjoy old-world European-style wines with French oak, dried herbs, spice and the suggestion of Cabernet Franc woodiness. You are going to love this...

Birgit Braunstein Blaufrankisch  Austria 2021

$40.00 (Organic) This wine comes from the region of Burgenland in Austria. Blaufränkisch is a parent grape of both Gamay and Zweigelt. = (si gal) Hence the...

WAYFINDER Cabernet Sauvignon Margaret River 2021    

$49.00 It's hard to believe this vineyard is located just 7 kilometres from the Indian Ocean with its maritime breeze blowing through the vineyard providing...

Lexitimo Mencia de Paraje Lugar Valbuxan 2019

Field blend $76.00 Spain Before I go any further; I love Spanish wine, for me it offers value for money and it's a wonderful food...

Jane Eyre Mornington Peninsula Pinot Noir 2015

$48.00 (original price) At 8 years old I think I have caught it at a good time while it is still relatively young. Don't get me...

D’Arcy Langhe Nebbiolo Piedmont – 2020 – $100.00

Nebbiolo is the grape used in the making of Barolo and Barbaresco. The pinnacles of the Nebbiolo grape verity. To be classified as Barolo or...

1000 Candles Pinot Noir Gruyere VIC – 2014 – $100.00

If I had not opened and poured the wine myself,  I truly would not have picked it as Yarra Valley. 1000 Candles Pinot Noir 2014....

Henschke Hill of Grace Eden Valley – 2005 – $1400.00

I was hunting through the cellar this week and picked out a Henschke Hill of Grace and was happy to see it was a 2005...

VIBERTI BUON PADRE Barolo – 2019 – $95.00

In the glass: A most inviting strawberry red. With the armour of strawberries and fresh orange peel laced with hints of cherry and dark soil. In...
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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.