Quiet time of year for wine writers

Quiet time of year for wine writers

Grape Expectations 14 January Max Crus (Simon Hughes) At some point in the week these reviews and article will appear in The Daily Examiner (Grafton), Border Mail (Albury), Rotary Down Under (National) and Australian Petroleum Marketer News (National) If pollies want the public to pay for their travel expenses why not let the public decide […]

Margaret River, Melbourne and Kansas

Margaret River, Melbourne and Kansas

Grape Expectations 26 November Max Crus (Simon Hughes) At some point in the week these reviews and article will appear in The Daily Examiner (Grafton), Border Mail (Albury), Rotary Down Under (National) and Australian Petroleum Marketer News (National)  Driving Miss Lazy. You can tell a lot about a person by their car. You can’t tell […]

Illinois Sydney Tasmania Grafton

Illinois Sydney Tasmania Grafton

Daily Chronicle [Illinois] 2 April 2016 James Nokes In both the style of the wine and the visual presentation on the label and website, the southeast Australian red is outsized. Winemaker Steve Roden has taken a ripe Shiraz/Cabernet Sauvignon blend and packed it full of fruit and spice flavors. An edgy label featured distressed images […]

Reviews, Articles from Home & Around the Planet

Reviews, Articles from Home & Around the Planet

Grape Expectations, 26 March: Writer: Max Crus (Simon Hughes) At some point in the week these reviews and article  will appear in The Daily Examiner (Grafton), The Northern Star (Lismore), Border Mail (Albury), Rotary Down Under (National), Australian Petroleum Marketer News (National) and The Daily Advertiser, (Wagga Wagga) Hillcrest Premium Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot, 2013, $70. […]

Wine in the Media – 3 March 2016

Wine in the Media – 3 March 2016

Wine articles and reviews from The Australian – Max Allen, the Hobart Mercury – Graeme Phillips, Grape Expectations – Max Cru, The Financial Review – Joe Magyer, The Launceston Sunday Examiner – Winsor Dobbin and more… The Australian, 27 February, Max Allen  They can be a generous lot, wine folk. I’ve often been struck by […]