Category Archives: Margaret River

Boxing Day wines. And go on, unwrap that saucisson.

On days when you just need a break, you want to take it slow, sit back and enjoy the sunshine, sip on something that quaffs easily, these are the wines for you. Both reds are sub-$30, the Celestial Bay Shiraz … Continue reading

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UOMSWS Wine Camp Intro to Australian Wines tasting

A cosy bunch of budding wine connoisseurs assembled over the weekend at BayPlay on Portsea for the inaugural University of Melbourne Student Wine Society wine camp. I was excited to be able to put together two short tasting sessions to … 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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Brygon Reserve Nostalgia Flying High Semillon Sauvignon Blanc 2012, Margaret River, WA

Certainly comes with eye-catching labels, the Flying High range offers easy drinking wines at an affordable hit to the wallet. The 2012 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc blend has a pale golden yellow colour, with light youthful aromas of crushed limestone, lemon … Continue reading

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Vasse Felix on the shelves, the eagle lands

Bit of a wet cold spell sweeping through Melbourne at the moment, so what better than a curry night at a friend’s place (no washingup, hey score!). We had just been to Enoteca Sileno looking for some Italian biancos, but … Continue reading

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