I looove that there are so many dry Rieslings around now. Riesling has had a bit of a reputation as being sweet, which turned a lot of people off. However, winemakers have heard our calls and there’s now an abundance of dry style Riesling around. Continue reading
These goodies were in this month’s TC Wine Club box and let me just say – YUM!
The 2018 ‘Rosé is the new black’ is a collab between The Wine Gallery and Hedonist Wines in SA’s McLaren Vale region. It’s made from a blend of Sangiovese and Grenache grapes.
Mr. Spittoon and I enjoyed it with this new Kettle Corn Chips that also came in this month’s box. Those jalapeño, chili and Manuka honey ones are awesome! Plus the chips went well with the rosé on the deck! Continue reading
Have you tried many wines from Uruguay? I surely haven’t which is why when I spotted The Wine Gallery had some in, I knew I had to give them a go. So this month’s TC Wine Club included 3 Uruguayan wines!
The Wine Gallery has a handful of Uruguayan wines in at the moment. Which meant I was able to get wines made from different grape varieties, from different producers and also different regions.
To be honest, I didn’t know a heck of a lot about Uruguay or its wine before this. Therefore I got my googling pants on and decided to make an Uruguayan inspired meal last weekend. Continue reading
Pét Nat has boomed in popularity over the last 12 months. It’s a ‘very cool’ bubbles to be sipping on. Short for Pétillant-naturel which in French means ‘natural sparkling’, they are made in a more rustic way than champagne that produces a sparkling wine which is traditionally cloudy, unfiltered, and finished with a crown cap closure. The method for making Pét Nats is called ‘méthode ancestrale’. Continue reading