You know what I recently did? I cracked into some red and put on a cheesy romantic movie on Netflix. I was in one of those moods. Anyone else do that? If that’s a yes, let me know your Netflix recommendations for this genre 😉
The movie in question was Letters to Juliet with Amanda Seyfried and previous Home & Away star, Christopher Egan. Parts of the movie were set in Italy, so I thought this Altero 2018 Montepulciano from SA’s Fleurieu Peninsula would be a fine accompaniment. Continue reading →
It stands for the 3 grape varieties blended to make the wine. Which are: Grenache, Shiraz (Syrah) and Mataro (Mourvèdre).
The GSM blend was made famous by the Côtes du Rhône region of France. In Australia, GSMs are very popular. And fun fact, when a wine is made from a variety of grapes they are listed in order of proportion on the label. So in a GSM, Grenache should make up the biggest proportion of the blend. Continue reading →
These goodies were in this month’s TC Wine Club box and let me just say – YUM!
The 2018 ‘Rosé is the new black’ is a collab between The Wine Gallery and Hedonist Wines in SA’s McLaren Vale region. It’s made from a blend of Sangiovese and Grenache grapes.
Mr. Spittoon and I enjoyed it with this new Kettle Corn Chips that also came in this month’s box. Those jalapeño, chili and Manuka honey ones are awesome! Plus the chips went well with the rosé on the deck! Continue reading →
I know… how dear I even write those words. It’s scary to think about. If you find it as terrifying as me, then you’ll be on the edge of your seat reading this new wine novel! Today I want to introduce you to the brand new novel, Root Cause by Steven Laine. I received a sample of this book all the way from the USA and I loved it. Thank you Turner Publishing! Continue reading →