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Tag Archives: Shiraz
Wines To Warm From the Inside Out!
It seems every year about this time,we have a cold snap, and we are rendered immobile for a week or two at a time, usually between the dates of December 26-to around mid-February. We got lucky this year and enjoyed … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Varietals, wine Tagged ageing, American oak, Australia, barrel, barrique, bourbon, climate, cold, fireplace, French oak, Italy, malvasia nera, negro amaro, oak, rich, Shiraz, smooth, Spain, tannins, tempranillo, USA, velvety, warming, weather, winter, zinfandel 3 Comments
South African Adventure – De Grendel Wine Farm
I’ve discovered what a wine farm really is…more than just wine, De Grendel, at 7 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 180 m above sea level, boasts a massive landscape with not only wine being produced, but blueberries, cattle, sheep … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Life and Education, Personal Stories, wine Tagged bubbles, business, Chardonnay, De Grendel, farm, Harvest 2018, life, MCC, Pinot Noir, restaurant, Sauvignon Blanc, Shiraz, South Africa, travel, wine Leave a comment
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
Posted in Education, Tasting, wine Tagged Adelaide, Alberta, Ambassador, Angaston, Australia, barrels, bottles, Cabernet Sauvignon, Caley, claret, cooperage, Family, launch, maturation, oldest, Shiraz, Smith, winemaking, Yalumba, yeast 4 Comments
What’s YOUR Favourite? – Part 2
Many of you took the time to read and comment on the lineups posted from my post earlier this week. I thank you and appreciate your comments! I loved that the choices were a little of everything. Today’s lineup will … Continue reading
Posted in Joy of Wine, Tasting, Varietals, wine Tagged argentina, Australia, Bordeaux blend, brachetto, California, Carneros, Chardonnay, Eden Valley, Glera, Grenache, Italy, Malbec, mataro, Mendoza, Nerello Mascalese, New Zealand, Piedmont, Pinot Noir, Prosecco, Shiraz, Sicily, Treviso, USA, Viognier 8 Comments
Celebrating Aussie Day!
It’s always interesting to me how other countries celebrate actually becoming a country. I know it’s a big deal for me to celebrate Canada Day; taking in the festivities of the day and of course the night cannot end without … Continue reading