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Don’t ruminate! Book at Rumi!

It’s been awhile since I’ve dined at Rumi. And it’s not because I don’t like their food. I think it’s a great restaurant, good food with reasonable pricing. And not to mention it’s right around the corner from my place. … Continue reading

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Wyndham Estate George Wyndham Shiraz Tempranillo 2009, Barossa Valley

$12 from GetWinesDirect. Intense ruby color. Smoky notes of anise, plum and cherry gummies. Dry, full-bodied wine with high acidity, 14% alc. Smooth velvet texture with fine chalky tannins. Sweet fruit flavours of blackcurrants and cherry cordial. A simple wine … Continue reading

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Galli Estate Artigiano Nebbiolo 2009, Heathcote, VIC

$22 from Vintage Cellars (Albert Park). Galli Estate is a small-ish winery out of Sunbury, but with a more substantial holding in Heathcote. They make a range of wines, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio, but also produce Mediterranean varieties such … Continue reading

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Cullen White blend 2011, Margaret River, WA

$25 from Vintage Cellars, $20 from Winestar. As expected for the headliner of Australia’s biodynamic movement, this is a naturally fermented blend of Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Chardonnay, Chenin Blanc, Verdelho and Riesling. Very pale yellow colour. Youthful, fresh grassy notes … Continue reading

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Rosabrook Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2011, Margaret River, WA

$15 from Vintage Cellars. Clear, very pale yellow colour with a tinge of green. On the nose, the Sauv Blanc is present with a note of asparagus, then there is the more typical lemon fruit, almost candy-like. Dry, full-bodied white … Continue reading

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