ALDI Wine – Is it Any Good? Here’s My Verdict

ALDI Wine Now in Perth - Media ReleaseIt’s funny, when I heard ALDI Supermarkets were opening in Perth, it took me back to my time spent in London in 2012. Mr. Spittoon and I were staying with extended family at the time, trying to find jobs to determine whether we’d set up shop in London Town for a few years. We were of course on a budget so it meant visiting budget supermarkets like ALDI for food and the all important wine shopping. Continue reading

12 Days of Australian Shiraz & Food Matches

Shiraz & Food MatchingLast month the team at Wine Selectors sent over their ‘Australian Shiraz Showcase’ for me to taste. This case is made up of Shiraz’s from Australia’s First Families of Wine and I thought it would be a bit of fun to find 12 food matches for the wines as I made my way through the case. Naturally I did a bit of research into what typical flavours and foods matched Shiraz to guide me, however, let’s just say, I also ‘coloured outside the lines’ a bit. Continue reading

Hunter Valley Wineries: James Estate

James Estate - Hunter Valley Wineries - The Estate Series 2016I haven’t yet visited James Estate in the Hunter Valley – but it’s definitely on my wine-travel bucket list now. You may have seen over the last couple of months on social media that I have been tasting my way through some new release samples from the team at James Estate, and I’m convinced! Continue reading