The Wine Gallery 2018 Rose Is The New Black

The Wine Gallery 2018 Rose Is The New BlackThese 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

Uruguay Wine & Food Matching Night

Uruguay Wine and Food NightHave 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

Mike Press 2016 Sparkling Rosé Adelaide Hills

Mike Press 2016 Sparkling RoseHappy Valentine’s Day wine lovers! Forget the roses and opt for rosé today!

Last night on the eve of V-day we cracked into this Mike Press 2016 Sparkling Rosé from the Adelaide Hills. This was my ‘birthday wine’ from The Wine Gallery – thank you!

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Ngeringa 2018 Uncultured Pét Nat

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