I admit it, I drink a lot of Shiraz. I just love the variety. It’s got a great spectrum of flavours and Shiraz is fantastic for matching with food, in my opinion. Which is why I was excited to tuck into this sample bottle from Red Edge Wines in Heathcote recently. Continue reading
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.
40% Tempranillo, 25% Monastrell, 25% Graciano and 10% Touriga is the blend of grapes which makes up Red Edge’s Tinto Mezclado (meaning red wine mixture in Spanish). Continue reading
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
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!