The nitty-gritty end of wine retailing

The nitty-gritty end of wine retailing

Nitty-gritty wine retailing There are plenty of wines retailing at less than $20 it’s the nitty-gritty end of retailing and the most important. Enter any Dan’s or First Choice store, and the selection is huge. Add Aldi and stores such as The Bottle-O and Cellarbrations, and there is no suburb or even country town in […]

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, […]

Grenache wines single and blended

Grenache wines single and blended

Grenache Gemtree McLaren Vale Grenache 2016: It’s not my place to comment on labels, but when they are incomprehensible, I ask, what the #@^*? What’s the point of some arty bloody farty concept dreamt up by a wanky label designer, spoilt child or pissed winemaker? Anyhow, behind this senseless, unreadable label is a grenache from […]