Category Archives: South Australia

An Australian First Family d’Arenberg

With Australia Day upon us, I thought it was time to revisit one of the first wineries I visited after I moved to Melbourne. Back then, the Yarra Valley was nothing more than a tourist trap to me, and the … Continue reading

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Roger Pike’s Marius 2014 releases

It takes a good effort to get me posting again, and that was delivered last week in a brown paper carton. Roger Pike has a strong following through the mailing list, and the wines have been selling out quickly in … Continue reading

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Hot Ribs & Frosty wine

It’s been a relaxing Labor Day long weekend in Melbourne which seems to have quickly overcome the CBD fights on Saturday night. I’ve always known the Swanston/Flinders st corner to be a puddle of scummy bogans but this was the … Continue reading

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Dan Standish’s Schubert Theorem Shiraz 3009, Barossa Valley

The Schubert Theorem shiraz was first released in 2009 and was made from 10+ year old vines off Roennfeldt Rd in Marananga. We’re talking about an area from which the famed Greenock Creek Roennfeldt Rd shiraz, Two Hands and the … Continue reading

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Back in the game #Round2

I’m back.┬áBack in Singapore, my second trip in 2016. Unfortunately work dogs me amd is making a monkey of my Chinese New Year holiday.┬áBack on this blog, since Oct 2015. I got really annoyed by several requests to remove less … Continue reading

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