Taltarni 2013 Cuvee Rose Sparkling Wine

Taltarni Cuvee Rose 2013

Christmas Day always start with a champagne/sparkling wine breakfast in our house. It’s the perfect way to kick off a day of eating and drinking.

This $26 Taltarni Vineyards 2013 Cuvée Rosé would be a fantastic breakfast option in my opinion. Thank you to the Taltarni team for sending this bottle my way to taste!

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Chrismont La Zona 2018 Pinot Grigio

Chrismont La Zona 2018 Pinot Grigio

Are Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio different grapes?

No, they are the same grape variety A winemaker chooses to call their Pinot G one or the other based on the style of wine they’re producing. Gris is based on the French Alsace style which is typically richer and riper while Grigio is based on the lighter and crisp & clean Italian style.

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Best’s Great Western 2017 LSV Shiraz


Best's Great Western 2017 LSV Shiraz
Everyone complains about winter, however personally I love it. As long as I have plenty of red wine and my Ugg boots that is 😉

It’s been rather chilly here in Gippsland lately, so I was looking to crack into something delicious and warming. Thankfully a lovely sample had arrived from Best’s Wines (thank you!!) which definitely warmed me up. Continue reading