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The forgotten red wines of Provence

Mention Provence to most people, and images of Mediterranean beaches, fancy cafés in St- Tropez and yachts will probably come to mind. When it comes to wine, it’s rosé. 1,089 more words


Exploring Wine in France (October 2015)

It’s no longer October, but life got busy and before I knew it those weeks in Europe disappeared into the ether of my memory and I was back climbing trees and shooting arrows on the hunt and gather tip (otherwise known as wine sales). 1,910 more words


2015 Harvest ‘béni des dieux’ (‘blessed by the gods’) - Rejoice!

Once again, we find ourselves writing our harvest report… though only once in a while do so many positive factors converge to create ideal ripening conditions! 1,286 more words


Each year at the Garagistè Festival, there are two seminars held as part of the VIP package for the Saturday events. This year’s seminars were “ 438 more words


Tahbilk - Spirit of the Rhone

Tahbilk in the Nagambie region of Central Victoria have a history back to 1860. Some of these vines are original Hermitage Shiraz rootstock from France and were spared from Phylloxera oubtreaks and destruction, making them some of the oldest in the world. 351 more words

Tasting Notes

Tricks and Treats: my top picks for Hallowe'en '15! 

The witching hour is nigh! And to celebrate, I narrowed down my choices this year to two bewitching vintages. The label art had a little to do with it. 237 more words

Wines I Like

Lobster Bisque

Lobster bisque, sounds fancy right. Far too fancy to be anything you could possible hope to enjoy on even a semi regular basis or for an affordable amount of money. 427 more words