Monthly Archives: August 2014

The other side of 2013 – Sauternes & Barsac

The campaign to sell 2013 Bordeaux wines en-primeur was the most disastrous for 20 years, and possibly longer, but one group with more to be upset about than most are the producers of Sauternes. The damp conditions that blighted red … Continue reading

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Glen Eldon Dry Bore Shiraz – Barossa’s best kept secret?

When choosing wines to accompany a summer barbeque you need to select wines with sufficient power and richness to stand up to big meat and smoke flavours in an outdoor environment, on these scores you can’t go far wrong with … Continue reading

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