Have you come across the new look Trentham Estate ‘The Family’ wine range yet?
I received some samples from the team a few months back (thank you!) and I think they look great. It gives me a nautical meets Gatsby sort of vibe.Continue reading
I say this every time I write about Vermentino, I love this white great variety! Especially in summer. I just love its crisp apple and citrus notes. If you’re looking for an alternative to Sauvignon blanc / a wine to go well with seafood, give Vermentino a whirl. I find it quite a soft yet incredibly refreshing white wine. Continue reading
Do you know the difference between Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris? It’s like Shiraz and Syrah. They are both made from the same grape variety however the producer decides to choose either Pinot Grigio or Pinot Gris based on the style they are making. The Italian version (Grigio) is a light and crisp style, while the French version (Gris) tends to be more full-bodied and richer. Both Grigio and Gris mean ‘grey’ because the grapes on the vine tend to be a greyish-blue/pink colour. So there you go 🙂 Continue reading
Have you heard of Taminga? It’s is a white grape variety developed by CSIRO at Merbein. It’s suited to grow in the warm Aussie climate and is a cross between the Spanish Planta Pedralba and Sultana, and the variety Traminer. Which makes sense as to why it produces botrytised sweet wine (aka dessert wine). Continue reading