Rota Villa Castellazzo 27 Via Romani Lambrusco

Rota Villa Castellazzo 27 Via Romani LambruscoThis is my cat in his teepee with a bottle of sparkling red wine 🙂

Please note: No cats were harmed in the writing of this tasting note.

I picked this Sparkling Red for this months #thetcwineclub box because I’m becoming a bit of a bubbly red fiend. Have any of the club members cracked into this one yet?! Continue reading

Dorrien Estate Cuvee Shiraz NV

This was the first wine we cracked into after getting back to Australia last week. Are you a fan of Aussie Sparkling Red?

In order to avoid the post-holiday blues, I thought a bottle of this and a face mask would help. Plus how cool is this red wine antioxidant face mask I found at Watsons in Bangkok? I’m glad I bought a couple now.

Moving on to the wine. A big thanks to Cellarmasters for this sample bottle of the Dorrien Estate NV (non-vintage) Cuvée Shiraz. The more I drink sparkling red, the more I like it and the more I feel I’m turning into an Aussie! Because it’s a chillable Red it’d be quite the perfect wine for Australia Day actually. Continue reading

Sassafras Wines 2016 Montepulciano Ancestral

Sassafras 2016 Montepulciano AncestralI kept this The TC Wine Club pick especially to share with my Dad as I know he’s quite partial to sparkling red and there’s not a huge amount of it in NZ.

This Sassafras Ancestral 2016 Montepulciano is made from grapes from South Australia’s Riverland Region. Sassafras is a Canberra based producer. Continue reading