Monthly Archives: March 2014

Luke Lambert March 2014 releases, Prince Wine Store

To me, the St Andrews Nebbiolo vineyard represents what is different and brilliant about the Yarra Valley. It is a reminder that the Yarra Valley isn’t all that is Yarra Glen, but extends north and west, it’s not all flats … Continue reading

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Fattoria di Felsina, Castelnuovo Beradegna, Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy

A small line-up of Felsina wines was put on show by Prince Wine Store recently. I’m not sure whether these had been available in Australia before, I remember trying their wines at a small-ish CEC tasting in London but I … Continue reading

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Glaetzer-Dixon Pinot Noir Nouveau 2013, TAS

AUD$25. This was one of the earliest Pinot Noirs to hit the market, from Tasmania’s excellent 2013 vintage. . My first impression was that it appeared floppy despite the inherent lush fruit, very unlike the stellar Beaujolais Nouveau, more like … Continue reading

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Hentley Farm The Marl Grenache 2013, Barossa Valley, SA

AUD$20. This is a new single vineyard wine made from early harvested Grenache grapes grown in the North Western district of the Barossa Valley. Youthful, dense aromatics, dried cranberry, cherry cordial, strong sense of anise in the alcohol vapours. Medium+ … Continue reading

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Cakes Literally, Singapore

I’m going to start 2014 with a quick shout-out to a small bakery cafe in Singapore. It’s actually run by my cousin Carissa Choh whom I’ve probably not seen since she was 3. So that’s my conflict of interest declared. … Continue reading

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