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Seppelt St Peters Shiraz 2006

I read this article about it being the 150th anniversary of Seppelt and the 50th release of the iconic St Peters shiraz which provided me incentive to see how the 2006 vintage had developed in bottle. Seppelt is located 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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Oakridge Local Vineyard Series 2012, Yarra Valley

I dropped by Oakridge Wines in the Yarra Valley on the weekend while I was visiting Healesville Sanctuary. David Bicknell has a fantastic track record of turning out fine Chardonnays so no better time then the present to drop by … Continue reading

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M. Chapoutier Domaine Tournon Shays Flat Vineyard Shiraz 2010, Pyrenees, VIC

Michel Chapoutier is quite well established in Australia now, having produced wines over the past decade. A biodynamic champion of single vineyard wines from the Northern Rhone, the vineyards of Domaine Tournon are on the foothills of the southern extension … Continue reading

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