Just in time for summer, the pink and the light red…

In southern hemisphere, summer is fast approaching. In Sydney, it's peeking it's head every few days before winter claims it's rightful place yet again. While today might be a tad chilly, all of 11 degrees, next week is looking sunny and positively pink drinking weather! Recently, I've had the pleasure to try some rose and …

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2009 Waverley Estate Reserve Semillon

A: Bright and enticing medium gold N: Slightly muted bouquet of lemon curd, wildflowers, apricot and slathering of butter. Still developing. P: A low alcohol wine with juicy acidity and high glycerol gives a full body palate with beautifully developed flavours of apricot, zesty lemon, lemon curd, and that beautiful oiliness of an older Sem. …

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…at the Canberra International Riesling Challenge, where Riesling dreams come true…

Last time I waxed lyrical on the subject of Riesling...well, I spent a weekend drinking, slurping, swirling and sniffing Riesling. We talked about it, discussed and analysed...and I'm more in love with the grape then ever before. The morning of Saturday 15 October started with the opportunity to taste...514 Rieslings! Australia, New Zealand, Canada, USA, …

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