Tag Archives: 2009

Domaine Chandon, Yarra Valley (No picnics, but antique cars permitted on the grass)

Respect the grass, unless you’re a beautiful antique motorcar in which case, trample all over my body! The sun was out after a week of rain, and I had scored a free ride on the UoM wine society bus. Designated driver – … Continue reading

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Mas Romani (Mas Alta) Els Pics 2009, Priorat, Spain

Bodegas Mas Alta, based in the Priorat village of Vilella Alta, is a partnership of five Belgian families. The wine is made under consultation of two lords of the CdP scene – Michel Tardieu (of Tardieu-Laurent fame) and Philippe Cambie … Continue reading

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UOMSWS Wine Camp Mornington Peninsula Wines tasting (aka The Morning After)

We survived the first night of wine camp. Despite polishing off half the Kraken and chasing a dragon, the attempt for peaceful uninterrupted sleep was not futile. I imagined being close enough to the beach that to hearing the lapping morning waves, mingling … 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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Domaine du Bois Mozé Crémant de Loire Rosé 2009, Loire Valley, France

Looking for an alternative to Champagne? Take my advice for this bang-for-buck excellent tasting Crémant from the Loire Valley. You can find it at PWS for $30, and wait till you hear what went into making this wine! The Bois … Continue reading

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