tyrrell’s vat 1 semillon 2012

Tyrrell’s Vat 1 Semillon 2012

The nose is quite restrained and not really showing a lot. The same could be said for the colour that was quite pale, giving the impression of youth. However, I think at 8 years old this...

Brokenwood Graveyard Shiraz 2000

YES I am Back, armed with wine stories and tasting notes. A soft blue smelly cheese enjoyed with warm crusty bread drizzled with Italian Fig Vincotto, and this bottle of wine. Opened this wine, Xmas day December...
corymbia red 2014 $40.00

Corymbia Red 2014 $40.00

As fine wine imports manager for a large Australian wine retail group I have had the pleasure of drinking some wonderful wines from around the world. So whenever I see an Australian version of...
trainspotting is explosive!

Trainspotting is explosive!

There was much anticipation in the bar area at 45downstairs Theatre. As we entered past the ticket box gorgeous girls gave us glow sticks, I’m thinking wtf but within minutes the doof music self-explained...
kaesler old bastard 2012 shiraz $200.00

KAESLER OLD BASTARD 2012 Shiraz $200.00

OK here we go again $200 Bucks On a bottle of wine. Bugger me I could feed a family for a week on that. Well yes you could, however you would have just missed...
de bortoli – yarra valley reserve release chardonnay – 2011


$25.99 at time of purchase Opened this 2011 now with 15 years age with great anticipation, I had been promised by my rep a French style Chardonnay 14 years ago and this is what I...
chateau kirwan 1994

Chateau Kirwan 1994

Margaux Bordeaux France $200.00 Its Christmas day and I open The 1994 magnum of Chateau Kirwan Margaux. I have been hanging on to this baby for a while. So come Christmas day I pull the cork and...
Wine Pineau-.

Renier Pineau des Charentes blanc

$55.00 I know a little bit about this wine as I spoke to the Rep in length, well over a cold bottle of Pineau. I found it interesting if not different to say the least;...
collefrisio di montepulciano d’abruzzo

Collefrisio di Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

2008 $66.00 When you pay $66.00 for a wine you expect to be impressed. And I was, this is the best Italian wine that I have tasted this year, it impressed me beyond my expectations. In my...
noon twelve bells


Red Blend, McLaren Vale 2014 $24.99 I spoke to Drew Noon earlier this year. He could not have helped me enough. Drew and Rae Noon are renowned in the wine industry as being as down to...