Aldi scores highly in wine reviews

Aldi scores highly in wine reviews

Aldi reviews Christmas is an expensive time and many expensive bottles of wine are bought as gifts for father, who often feels compelled to share them with his idiot brother-in-law because he happened to be there when the presents were opened. Then there is the other idiot brother-in-law who says all wine drinkers are nobs […]

The unlucky 13th wine

The unlucky 13th wine

The baker’s dozen Feel lucky if you get 12 of these wines and unlucky if you get the 13th. Taltarni Fume Blanc 2015: I can’t recall how many years I have been drinking Taltarni Fume Blanc. It’s a wine I buy as well as review. It has what I like: crisp sauvignon but not green, […]

A mixed case of white wine reviews

A mixed case of white wine reviews

A case of whites: three gris/grigios, three chardonnays, three sauvignon blancs and three rieslings. Add nine regions, three vintages and four states, and the result is magnificently catholic. MWC Victoria Pinot Gris 2015: This is an export wine on sale in the US for US$15 ($20). It’s the richer style of PG, but not over […]

Tuscany wildlife and NZ Sauvignon Blanc

Tuscany wildlife and NZ Sauvignon Blanc

Bacon-flavoured chianti: The winemakers and grape growers of Tuscany are complaining about the amount of wild boar and deer to be found in vineyards. Despite the Italians’ love of hunting and blasting the intruders on a regular basis, the furry critters are breeding faster than they can be shot and eaten. Fencing is one way […]