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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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Rochelle Adonis rose petal barberry pistachio nougat

Rochelle Adonis specialises in cakes, dessert and high tea based in Western Australia. They’ve got a good writeup here; this post is not about tea but their retail products, namely the nougat bars. They make a range of 6 flavours, … Continue reading

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Telmo Rodriguez MR Moscatel 2008, Malaga, Spain

The 2008 MR is 100% Moscatel from vineyards at 900m altitude cut into very steep, schist rock slopes. The fruit is fermented and aged in stainless steel tanks. Clear, lemon and sunflower gold colour, it has a fabulous feminine bouquet of … Continue reading

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Queso de Valdeón (León, Spain) with Kracher TBA a decade on…

The Queso de Valdeón is a mixed cow and goat milk blue cheese from Posada de Valdeón, in the northeast part of the León province. It’s quite a unique cheese for the Australian scene, not as strong as other blues like … Continue reading

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Equipo Navazos PX Gran Solera, Jerez de la Frontera, Andalucia, Spain

$49 from Rathdowne Cellars. I tried this at a PWS tasting in August, and was impressed enough to buy a bottle. This is an exclusive bottling for the Australian market, distributed by Bibendum. It pours a thick viscous dark mahogany … Continue reading

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