Meta Wine 2016 ‘Dark Matter’ Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Meta Wine Dark Matter 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon MerlotIntroducing Meta Wine – a small batch, organic wine producer based in Melbourne. As soon as these guys reached out to me, I loved their brand. Do you know why? Because I am 100% an internet geek, and for me, when I hear ‘meta’ I immediately think of metadata you add to your website for SEO. I love my job, so their ‘metadata’ approach to their branding really appealed to me. Continue reading

Temple Bruer 2017 ‘The Agonist’ Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Temple Bruer Wines 2017 The Agonist Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

  • Certified organic
  • Low Preservative
  • Vegan-Friendly
  • Carbon Neutral

These are all attributes of this Temple Bruer Organic Wines ‘The Agonist’ 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot from South Australia’s McLaren Vale region. The Agonist range consists of 6 wines all made in small batches from single vineyards. 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

Shaw Vineyard Estate Merlot 2016

Wondering what wine to match with kangaroo?

Shaw Vineyard Estate Merlot 2016How about a deliciously tasty Merlot from Canberra.

This Shaw Vineyard Estate 2016 Merlot has been matched with Chef Anthony Davis’s Kangaroo Fillet, King Brown Mushroom, Potato, Roast Beets and Merlot Jus in the Wine Selectors 2019 Calendar Collection Case. Continue reading

3drops Great Southern Merlot 2017

Last night Mr Spittoon and I thought we’d crack this award-winning beauty to toast the wonderful 3drops wine and olive oil owner-operator – Jo – who completed the NYC marathon on the weekend.

3drops Great Southern Merlot 2017This 2017 Merlot from Western Australia’s Great Southern Wine Region picked up gold at the Wine Show of Western Australia and a gold at the Six Nations Wine Challenge. It had me and Mr Spittoon arguing over who would have the last few drops so it’s fair to say it lives up to its accolades. Continue reading