Baily & Baily Silhouette Series 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon (1 Litre)

Baily & Baily Silhouette Series 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon (1 Litre)Last month, Mr Spittoon and I had a Bingo party thanks to the team at Baily & Baily.

To help celebrate the release of their new 1 Litre bottles, we were sent an ultimate party pack full of all sorts of goodies. We had a really fun night, playing Bingo and eating and drinking of course. Since the new 1 litre bottles only retail for $10, they are the perfect accompaniment for a cheap and cheerful evening. Continue reading

Katnook Estate 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon – Coonawarra

Katnook Estate 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon - Coonawarra When I drink Cabernet Sauvignon at home, it has to be out of my massive Riedel Vinum XL Cabernet Sauvignon. I am pretty sure the glass can fit a whole bottle in, it’s pretty big!

This bottle of the Katnook Estate 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon I received as a sample from the Wingara wine group team (thank you!). Continue reading

St Anne’s Winery Tatalia Private Reserve 2016 Shiraz Cabernet

St Anne's Winery Tatalia Private Reserve 2016 Shiraz Cabernet

I do love getting the decanter out. Do you decant many wines?

Decanting wine serves two main purposes, firstly to aerate the wine (to help the aromas and flavours become more prominent) and secondly to seperate out any sediment in the wine. You’ll notice sediment in aged red wines and also in some vintage ports. Continue reading

St Anne’s Winery 2017 Heathcote Cabernet Sauvignon

St Anne's Winery 2017 Heathcote Cabernet Sauvignon

It must be a good sign if I am posting a picture of an empty bottle right 😉 Actually who am I kidding, most of the pictures I post are of empty bottles!

A big thanks to St Anne’s Winery who sent me over this 2017 Heathcote Cabernet Sauvignon to taste. Mr Spittoon and I enjoyed it with some home-cooked steak – so good! Continue reading