Category Archives: Clare Valley

Unico Zelo Berry Blosom Rosato Nebbiolo 2015, Clare Valley

Unico Zelo was established by Brendan and Laura Carter in 2012 but despite being a fledgling in this ultra competitive industry, it has an impressive portfolio of wines and even a perfume business wafting through the cool Adelaide Hills. They are … Continue reading

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Tim Adams Pinot Gris 2013, Clare Valley, SA

AUD$19. One of Australia’s best Pinot Gris, Tim Adams’ brilliant lychee syrup, nashi pear flesh laden offering is still drinking wonderfully despite the current vintage being the 2014 bottling. Light yellow-gold colour, a fresh nose which tends to last 2 … Continue reading

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UOMSWS Introduction to Wine Tasting Semester 1 2014

This is the slightly overdue write-up for the University of Melbourne Student Wine Society’s Introduction to Wine Tasting session held back in April. We ran two concurrent sessions with the same line-up of wines. One group was led stumbling down the … Continue reading

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The ever-changing tide of booze

So here’s a rather unexpected trend to tell of, total alcohol consumption has fallen for the 6th consecutive year. Well, perhaps not, with the growing awareness of the importance of exercise in our daily life, minimising the consumption of high … Continue reading

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Gaelic Cemetery Vineyard Celtic Farm Riesling 2013, Clare Valley, South Australia

$30 from PWS. Pale lemon with a slight green tinge. Youthful intense aromas of freshly cut grass, lemon fruit and lime rind. Touch of steely minerality. Rich flavours of lemon, with blackcurrant trailing on the finish. High acidity bring a … Continue reading

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