• #WW 2008 Jacobs Creek Shiaz

    … This weeks week night wine that stood out as a great taste and price balanced wine is from South Australia. The 2008 Jacobs Creek Shiraz. What a great drinking value wine. Excellent fruit with violets, dark berries and black pepper on the nose. Rich, ripe blackberry, purple plum and spice with a full, fleshy mid-palate. Outstanding depth of fruit…

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  • 6.10.14

    … as opposed to cachectic and alien. (Jardin des Tuileries) Tasting notes. CR Shiraz 2010. Chris Ringland. Barossa. Screw cap. 15%. Approx $A20. Sweet and deboned. Rum and raisin, stewed berries and confection. It's very full, simple, forward and smooth. Grant Burge Shadrach Cabernet sauvignon 1998. Barossa and Coonawarra. Cork. 13%. Cellar…

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  • Spinifex and Fireworks

    … Photo from Normally, that fireworks photo would have been one of our own and I wouldn't have lifted if from Huffington Post, but as you'll see with the post, my bloglife is a little out of skew nowadays - and desperate times call for desperate measures. I'm what we'll call "hazardously behind" in my postings. I haven't lost…

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  • Finally, A Married Lady

    "Sadie, Sadie, married lady See what's on my hand There's nothing quite as touching As a simple wedding band." I don't remember there being a brother-in-law featured on the Brady Bunch but it would appear that I'll be playing that role with our family's new real life Brady Bunch. There are six of them but the kids in this family will just be a tad older than on the TV show. Thankfully.

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