Who loves Grenache? It matches very well with a hot bubbly bath after work on a Monday IMO 😉
This red grape variety originates from Spain where it’s called Garnacha. It thrives in warm-hot wine regions and is probably more commonly used in blends like the famous GSM blend. It is used in a blend to add colour and aromatics. Continue reading →
It retails for $18 and they recommend matching it with rich meat dishes such as braised lamb with creamy mashed potato. Yum! We enjoyed it with our bbq dinner which featured lots of delicious meat.
In the glass, it’s a gorgeous juicy deep red colour. In fact, I’d love nail polish in this exact colour please! On the nose, it makes me think of fresh blue and blackberries with a mug of mocha on the side. While in the mouth it’s juicy, fresh and easy drinking. Super well rounded and silky. Great bbq wine!
All opinions are based on my own taste buds. Wine is subjective & always evolving, so make sure you drink what you enjoy!
I looove that there are so many dry Rieslings around now. Riesling has had a bit of a reputation as being sweet, which turned a lot of people off. However, winemakers have heard our calls and there’s now an abundance of dry style Riesling around. Continue reading →
Every time I have a glass of rosé I wonder when they’re going to hurry up and add a rosé emoji! It’s essential don’t you think?
This Millon Wines 2017 Clare’s Secret Rosé from SA’s Clare Valley is made from 100% Grenache grapes and retails for $18. Like the Riesling we tried recently, it has a heat-sensitive label for a unique touch. Continue reading →
On the weekend I decided to make some Vietnamese rice paper rolls. And you can’t have rice paper rolls without wine right 😉
The day before we received a lovely lot of samples from Millon Wines to try (thank you!!). After weighing up our options we figured this Clare’s Secret 2017 Riesling from the Clare Valley would be an excellent accompaniment. And we weren’t wrong! Continue reading →