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Marchesi Sangiovese, 2012

Deep wine, coffee, purple fruit, falls flat however. Carbonate and slate, olive, and some tartness. Link to winemaker. Effective 5/10.


Pizzini's Honour - Sangiovese of the King Valley

The Pizzini family story is like that of many Italian families in Australia. They arrived in the 1950s looking for work after World War 2, and settled in the King Valley, north east Victoria. 540 more words

Tasting Notes

Let's Taste - Vinea Marson Sangiovese 2010 & 2011

After recording this week’s episode of The Vincast wine podcast with Mario Marson, he gave me a bottle each of his Vinea Marson Sangiovese 2010 & 2011 vintages. 25 more words


Mocali ‘Fossetti’ Rosso Toscana IGT 2012

Estate: Founded by the Ciacci family in the 1950’s, today the estate is headed by Tiziano Ciacci. Along with being one of the 25 Brunello di Montalcino Consortium members, he has also modernized the estate with better ageing capabilities and planted new vineyards that harmonize with nature. 155 more words


From Day To Day, Here's What Is Going On.

I’ve been doing some videos for the blog recently but it takes forever to upload the footage. One video is 12 minutes long and over 1GB. 451 more words

Wine Themed Herb Garden

If you are someone who likes to cook at all one of the best things that you can do is plant your own herb garden. Its simple to do since most herbs are pretty hardy (read: hard to kill as long as you remember to water them) and they can grow almost anywhere, most herbs are pretty happy in a pot or a planter (mine are, shockingly, in a wine barrel). 430 more words

Cabernet Sauvignon

A Night With Tintilla...

It’s no secret that The Runner and I love wine and LOVE the Hunter Valley.  So when one of our favorite Hunter wineries comes to Sydney to do a wine dinner at one hat Sydney restaurant, Ume, in Surry Hills, it’s no surprise that we jumped at the chance to go. 862 more words