The wonder of McLaren Vale shines yet again

The wonder of McLaren Vale shines yet again

McLaren Vale shines yet again One white and heaps of red wines, its not my pick just what turns up for review. The industry harmonises itself with consumer requirements. White/rose/sparkling in spring summer and reds/fortified in winter. Personally I’ve not really followed seasonal trends in drinking I’m just as happy with a white in winter […]

Kissing cousins vermouth to viognier reviewed

Kissing cousins vermouth to viognier reviewed

Kissing cousins The others the ones we refer to as kissing cousins, those that are not chardonnay, shiraz, cabernet sauvignon or other mainstream grapes in Australia. Which doesn’t mean to say some are not more mainstream in other countries. Ten wines (one wine based) in total, one vermouth, viognier, chenin blanc, sangiovese, mencia, petit verdot, […]

Olympic wines, sommelier wines and others

Olympic wines, sommelier wines and others

The Yorkshire Post, 6 August, Christine Austin A selection of wines to drink whilst watching the Olympics, includs All hurdle events should be accompanied by a glass of d’Arenberg’s High Trellis Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 (£12.95 Hic! Wine Merchants, Ledston) and this will also do for the High Jump while the Triple Jump needs a wine […]

White and rose wines at modest prices

White and rose wines at modest prices

White and rosé wines at modest prices. There are thousands of wines at $10 or under, and I would review them if I received them. But wine producers tend not to send the low-priced wines, probably because they’re not very exciting and would receive bland reviews. The mixed selection of white and rosé wines reviewed […]