Arlewood 2015 La Bratta Bianco

Arlewood 2015 La Bratta BiancoArlewood Wines are located in Margaret River and I’ve been lucky enough to try a few of their wines and really enjoyed them. These guys started up shop in 1984 and are also known for their sheep farming.

This 2015 La Bratta Bianco is part of the Vino Bambino portfolio and I couldn’t wait to try the sample they sent me. It’s made from mainly Sauvignon Blanc (79%) with a hint of Semillon (16%) and a splash of Chardonnay (5%). French oak and extended time on the yeast lees were part of the making of this wine. Continue reading

Querceto Di Castellina L’Aura Chianti Classico DOCG 2016

Querceto Di Castellina L'Aura Chianti Classico DOCG 2016
February 9th is #WorldPizzaDay so I thought I’d get some practice in before the big day!

When #wine and #pizza matching, you really can’t go wrong with an Italian tipple. After visiting Tuscany back in 2011 it really sparked my love of Chianti and thanks to the team at Vino Bambino they recently introduced me to this Querceto Di Castellina 2016 L’Aura Organic D.O.C.G Chianti Classico. Continue reading

Baillieu Elgee Park Family Reserve Viognier 2016

Baillieu Elgee Park Family Reserve Viognier 2016

Tuesday’s are for Viognier! If you haven’t tried “vee-own-yay” before then it might be time. It’s grown around the world, it can be oaked and it typically has a silky oily texture to it. It’s a yummy white wine to compliment dishes that include lemongrass, almonds, and aromatic herbs. Continue reading

Menhir Salento 2017 Novementi Negroamaro

Menhir Salento 2017 Novementi NegroamaroRosé and Netflix, it’s a pretty good combo if you ask me and it seemed to pair with Gotham very well 😉

This Menhir Salento Novementi Rosato comes from Salento in Italy. It’s made from the Negroamaro grape variety which is native to southern Italy (aka the ‘heel’ of Italy). Negro means black which makes sense as this variety tends to produce very deep red wines. Continue reading

Salatin Carattere Biologico (Organic) Prosecco DOC Brut

Salatin Carattere Biologico Prosecco DOC Brut Organic ProseccoSalatin Winery in Veneto, Italy has been producing wine since 1528!!

This D.O.C ‘Carattere’ Prosecco is certified organic. Made from the Glera grape variety and is suggested to match with seafood and risottos. I haven’t tried many, if any, organic Prosecco’s so I was very excited to try this sample from Vino Bambino. Continue reading