Monthly Archives: September 2012

Hardware Societe, oh was there renovation?

The popularity of The Hardware Societe cannot be denied. There is even a wait when you get there at 9am on Grand Final Saturday. I do fondly remember brunching here on a regular basis during the days of its infancy. … Continue reading

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Telmo Rodriguez MR Moscatel 2009, Malaga, Spain

How sweet it is! Sydney have just won the grand final! Time to bust out that chocolate cherry cake, and for that extra sweetness why not the beautiful dried mango, pineapple and rose petal scented MR Moscatel from Telmo Rodriguez. … Continue reading

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Dal Zotto L’Immigrante Prosecco 2010, King Valley, Australia

This is the first wine of Dal Zotto’s reserve ‘Immigrante’ portfolio. Their NV Prosecco is an easy-drinking sparkling to enjoy in the coming summer months. This 2010 has hardly any colour and is merely a shade of yellow with fine … Continue reading

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Equipo Navazos I Think Manzanilla, Jerez, Spain

This lovely shiny yellow sherry is young by sherry years having only been aged in old American oak solera casks for an average of 4.5 years. A delicious nose of preserved lemon, freshly cut sprouts and brine that is salivating … Continue reading

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Brunello di Montalcino 2007 (Part 3)

The final part of the Brunello 2007 tasting showcased three wines from the Sant’Angelo subzone of the Brunello di Montalcino DOCG. Table 6. Sant’Angelo. Located at the southern end, the Sant’Angelo subzone basks in Mediterranean climate and is the hottest … Continue reading

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