Empirica by Castelli Estate 2018 Fiore Del Campo

Empirica by Castelli Estate Wines 2018 Fiore Del CampoPulled pork bao buns and a Pinot Gris + Riesling + Gewurtztraminer white blend, what’s not to like about that combo.

I didn’t realise how easy and quick bao buns are to make at home, I think I’ll be making these more often plus this bottle of Empirica by Castelli Estate Wines 2018 Fiore Del Campo made an excellent accompaniment and likewise so did the spicy potato pizza we enjoyed with the other half of the bottle for dinner. Continue reading

Blue Gables Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Gris

When we visited the Blue Gables Vineyard cellar door earlier this year they were sold out of this sparkling wine made with Chardonnay and Pinot Gris grapes – I was guttered as I really wanted to try it!

Blue Gables Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot GrisRecently I came across a bottle of it at The Hunting Ground in Sale for $40 and I couldn’t resist. I have to admit, I thought the $40 price tag was a bit steep initially, however, after trying it, I’ll definitely be buying it again! Continue reading

Logan Wines Clementine Blushing Minnie Pinots 2018

Introducing the 2018 Clementine Blushing Minnie Pinots from Logan Wines. This juicy red wine is a blend of whole bunch fermented Pinot Noir (70%), Pinot Gris fermented on skins (20%) and Pinot Meunier (10%).

Logan Wines Clementine Blushing Minnie Pinots 2018I have already posted my tasting notes for the other two wines in this lively Clementine trio of premium cool climate wines named after the winemaker’s daughter, Clementine ‘Minnie’ Logan (Logan Wines Clementine Pinot Gris 2018Logan Wines Clementine de la Mer 2018). All bottles are $25 and can be purchased on premise, at select independent retailers and via www.loganwines.com.au Continue reading