Brown Brothers 2018 Limited Release Malbec

This was our Sunday night – red wine, homemade pies and salad (#balance). I have to admit, it made the end of the week pretty darn enjoyable.

This bottle of Brown Brothers 2018 Limited Release Malbec is part of the REDvolution Wine Selectors case. I was kindly gifted a sample case by Wine Selectors (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