Tasting Notes

Tasting notes: Swan Valley Chenin Blanc

John Kosovich 2022 100 Year Anniversary Chenin Blanc John Kosovich is a name synonymous with Chenin Blanc. The winery was founded in 1922 by Ivan Kosovich, John Kosovich’s father and a Croatian immigrant. Wine is still made in the original winery, and if you happen to visit the Swan Valley, the underground cellar door is […]
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Tasting notes: Cullen Wines 2021 Legacy Series

2021 Legacy Series Flower Day Kevin John Chardonnay Just one puncheon made of this achingly beautiful wine. Elegance personified in the glass. Restrained on the nose, slowly unfurling to offer up orange blossom, lime zest, lemon curd, warming spices such as nutmeg, cardamom and white pepper, hints of pink grapefruit, lifted notes of honeysuckle and […]
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Loire Valley Sparkling Wine

Join Cassandra as she explores an alternative to Champagne. There is great variety and exceptional value in Loire sparkling wine. Today we are tasting a few examples including: - NV, Gratien & Meyer, Cremant de Loire, Saumur, France RRP: $23 (AU distributor - Fourth Wave Wines - this is available at Dan Murphy's here) A […]
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Howard Park Global Sparkling Tasting - pouring wine

Traversing the World of Sparkling Wine – Part 1

What springs to mind at the pop of a bottle? Without a doubt, most of us think “Champagne, yes please”. And while Champagne is, without question, one of the greatest interpretations of sparkling wine, there is a wide world of bubbles out there that are well worth exploring. Recently I had the privilege of attending […]
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Josef Chromy winery

48 hours in Launceston

This article was first published in the August/September edition of The Wine Magazine (Gourmet Traveller Wine). See the original here. It’s not all stunning scenery and superb cool-climate wines in the north of Tasmania. Just kidding: that’s exactly what awaits – and more – in this richly diverse region of Australia. From the moment you step […]
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