What’s life without a little pandemonium right? I definitely know the type of pandemonium I like in my life, and that comes in the form of a wine bottle. Yes, I’m talking about Pandemonium Estate in Perth’s Swan Valley.
Today I want to introduce you to The Verrine, the demon of impatience. Maybe that is why this bottle didn’t last long unopened? Haha! Continue reading →
Chenin Blanc is a white wine grape variety originally from France. It can be made into a still or sparkling wine alongside being dry, off-dry or even made into dessert wine. Its naturally high acidity makes it a very versatile grape.
WA’s Swan Valley produces some stunning examples of wine made from Chenin Blanc and this Pinelli Estate Wines 2017 Chenin Blanc is one of those. Continue reading →
It’s safe to say I’m slowly making my way through the South African wines that The Wine Gallery has on offer. I picked this Winery Of Good Hope 2017 Chenin Blanc for The TC Wine Club as SA Chenin’s are pretty darn good!
It’s one of South Africa’s stand out varieties and is also the most widely planted grape variety according to Wikipedia stats. This one comes from the Stellenbosch wine region which has been high on my wine travel bucket list for sometime now. And not just because of the wine either, do a Google Image search and you’ll see why. Continue reading →
On the weekend I attended a Vertical Chenin Blanc tasting at John Kosovich Wines here in the Swan Valley and it really got me thinking about this white wine grape variety. As winemaker, Arch Kosovich, said – it was probably one of the only/first vertical tastings of Chenin Blanc in Australia. I really enjoyed the tasting, so much so, that I simply knew I had to write-up a post purely dedicated to this variety. Continue reading →