“It’s sex in a glass, so seductive, it’s hard to say no…” – Master Sommelier Madeline Triffon. Who else loves a glass of Pinot? Continue reading
Pét Nat has boomed in popularity over the last 12 months. It’s a ‘very cool’ bubbles to be sipping on. Short for Pétillant-naturel which in French means ‘natural sparkling’, they are made in a more rustic way than champagne that produces a sparkling wine which is traditionally cloudy, unfiltered, and finished with a crown cap closure. The method for making Pét Nats is called ‘méthode ancestrale’. Continue reading
Yeah, so I did it. I had Chardonnay with my lunch today. Having a wine with lunch on a Friday back when I worked for someone seemed totally fine, however now I work for myself, from home, I’ve just never really done it.
Perhaps it was the 37-degree temperature that enticed me or the more likely scenario was that I knew this bottle was in the fridge. Continue reading
We enjoyed this Pinot with some ham steaks done on the barbie with salad and it kicked the week off well.
Ngeringa is a biodynamic wine producer run by winemaker Erinn Klein and co-founder, Janet Klein. They focus on 4 key principles: Continue reading
Surprisingly this combo of the d’Arenberg ‘The Olive Grove’ 2017 Chardonnay from South Australia went really well with a square or two of this Whittakers Dark Salted Caramel chocolate. Who would have thought!
When looking up what the name meant I learnt that apparently there are a lot of olive trees in McLaren Vale, including in d’Arenberg’s Chardonnay vineyard, hence the name! I picked this bottle up for $15 from my local bottle shop. Continue reading