Tag Archives: Cabernet Sauvignon

The World of Yalumba

In 1849, a vineyard was planted in Angaston, South Australia, which now makes Yalumba the oldest Australian family winery. Yalumba is also part of an elite group of families in Australia, called ‘First Families of Wine’, with the 12 families … Continue reading

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Not Just Another Malbec

We all know that Argentinian Malbec has been, and still is in some respect, all the rage and trending on every restaurant list in town. When it’s actually a grape you can pronounce, it makes one look fairly intelligent when … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #27 – Argentina

For those that know me well, will know I’m not a big fan of Malbec. At all. A big part of it has to do with what was the rising trend of this grape and it being everywhere. (This trend … Continue reading

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What’s YOUR favourite?

If you were presented with a lineup of wine and had to pick only one, could you do it? Are you influenced by certain factors such as grape variety, producer, region or country, price or points scored? Is there a … Continue reading

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Tenuta di Capezzana

One of the great things about Vinitaly is being invited to specific producer booths and getting to taste some of those wines that might be “under the table”. Not just anyone gets to taste. It’s the “good stuff” that gets … Continue reading

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