Tag Archives: Shiraz

An Australian First Family d’Arenberg

With Australia Day upon us, I thought it was time to revisit one of the first wineries I visited after I moved to Melbourne. Back then, the Yarra Valley was nothing more than a tourist trap to me, and the … Continue reading

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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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Roger Pike’s Marius 2014 releases

It takes a good effort to get me posting again, and that was delivered last week in a brown paper carton. Roger Pike has a strong following through the mailing list, and the wines have been selling out quickly 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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Dan Standish’s Schubert Theorem Shiraz 3009, Barossa Valley

The Schubert Theorem shiraz was first released in 2009 and was made from 10+ year old vines off Roennfeldt Rd in Marananga. We’re talking about an area from which the famed Greenock Creek Roennfeldt Rd shiraz, Two Hands and the … Continue reading

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