There is something about family. In the simplest sense of the word, we have all had one at one time. While it may bring to mind idyllic memories with beatific smiles, even the most dysfunctional are still some of the luckiest despite not feeling it.
I have recently been asked by a friend to recommend some wines for the cellar. I have decided to take it one step further and focus on wines that offer cellaring pleasure without bursting the severely stretched wallet’s stress-o-meter. Let’s face it, while a cellar
I am not alone in feeling that Autumnal leaves bring to mind the fragrant warmth of a good Pinot Noir. So purple ruby hued. So spicy imbued. Yet, without the heavy fullness of a big fruity Shiraz to weigh you down on an evening still
Not that I think that the Barossa Valley needs to ‘reduxed’ at all. It is still one of the best known wine regions of Australia –in & out side of Australia and it is still producing some very stylish wines. Of course, ‘Barossa’ is a
There is light at the end of the Sauvignon Blanc soaked tunnel. While I enjoy the odd glass of Sauvignon Blanc, I have made it my mission to remind everyone that there are more interesting white wines that deserves your attention. Albeit, Viognier is not
With Summer here, there is no doubt that many of us start reaching for wine from the fridge rather than the cellar. As the weather heats up, there is nothing quite like a chilled glass of wine to keep you from getting hot under the
Stuck in a wine rut? You can always spice things up by hosting a wine tasting event and it is so easy that you will wonder why you have not done it before. Here are a few easy tips to start you off …
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