Grace Farm 2018 Cane Cut Semillon Margaret River

Ripe Semillon is made sweeter on the vine by cutting the canes and allowing the grapes to dehydrate and the sugars to concentrate for 30 days. Hand-picked and pressed into old French puncheons then wild fermented”

^^ Is how this newly released Grace Farm 2018 Cane Cut Semillon is made. Continue reading

Dormilona 2017 Blanco

Dormilona is pretty lit, don’t ya think 😉

Dormilona 2017 Blanco

As soon as I saw this Dormilona 2017 Blanco available on The Wine Gallery’s website, I knew it was destined to be part of this months TC Wine Club.

Dormilona means lazy bones in Spanish which is a nickname winemaker Jo Perry picked up in Spain however it also refers to her hands-off approach to winemaking. Continue reading

Voyager Estate ‘Grit By Sea’ Cabernet Merlot 2014

Imagine this…. A glass of Margaret River Cabernet Merlot with beef short ribs, treacle glaze, celeriac and mushrooms. Droooool!

Voyager Estate Grit By Sea Cabernet Merlot 2014This delightful combo is June’s wine and recipe match from the Wine Selectors 2019 Calendar Collection ($195 for 12 bottles of wine + 12 recipes from Australian chefs and a drool-worthy 2019 calendar). This recipe is from Chef Santiago Fernandez. Continue reading

Watershed Shades Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017

I remember visiting Watershed Premium Wines on my first trip to Margaret River in 2013. We had a wonderful tasting and lunch.

Watershed Shades Sauvignon Blanc Semillon 2017This Shades 2017 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon (SBS) is part of Wine Selectors 2019 Calendar Collection case – which would make a really great Christmas gift for the wine and food lover in your life.

The matching recipe from Chef Andrea Gasparini is Chargrilled Octopus, Chorizo, Capsicum and Almond Cream – yum! Continue reading

Evans & Taste Butterball Chardonnay (Margaret River, WA)

Evans & Taste Butterball Margaret River Chardonnay 2017

When I see ‘butter’ on a Chardonnay label, I know it’s going to be that creamy, delicious style of Chardy I love.

I also think Butterball would be a great name for a cat. Yes, I am a Crazy Cat Lady!

This Evans & Tate 2017 Chardonnay from Margaret River (WA) I picked up for about $15. I believe the 16’ vintage was in James Halliday’s Top 100 under $20. Continue reading