Monthly Archives: June 2013

Salute to a Barossa legend, Peter Lehmann. Torch passes to the next generation.

Sad news for the wine world today with the passing of the venerable Peter Lehmann. The person, the winery and the labels are iconic for the Barossa Valley, and will undoubtedly transform into the stuff of legend within the pages … Continue reading

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Botanical Cuisine Sticky Fig Pudding

Saw this delectable looking dessert-on-the-go being sold at the DOC deli on Lygon St, Carlton for $8. It’s produced by Botanical Cuisine in Collingwood, a new discovery for me. This sticky fig pudding is organic and raw, and some will … Continue reading

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Correggia 2010 Barberas and Nebbiolo

I tasted the following wines at Prince Wine Store on the weekend, and for the attached pricetags they are a buy worth considering. Good entry level Nebbiolo and Barbera for the more adventurous wine drinker who seeks to broaden their … Continue reading

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Jack Rabbit Moscato 2011, Bellarine Peninsula, VIC

$15/375ml. Pale smoked salmon orange colour, this moscato is sold as half-bottles making it a convenient choice as the final dinner bottle. Light green apple and rose talc notes, it is slightly carbonated, with simple orange citrus notes. I’d have … Continue reading

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Facing the chill, Pinot Noir leads the fight back in the sunshine!

What a chilly morning to start the long weekend, 5C is perfect for a brisk morning walk. By the time the group got together to savor San Antonio’s 4Q comeback win over the Miami Beat, the sun popped up signalling … Continue reading

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