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Raising Riesling – Everything Happens for a Riesling

Another year and another fabulous afternoon of tasting Great Southern Riesling at this years Raising Riesling event at the Perth Royal Yacht Club. There’s something about heading along to a yacht club and sipping on Riesling all afternoon that has a certain appeal. I went dressed in nautical attire with a navy and white stripped…

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“Holy shit, it’s Maverick and Goose” in the Swan Valley – Top Gun Tours

On July 8, 2007 Matthew Attwood established an elite Swan Valley Tour company for the wine lovers of Perth. Its purpose was to teach the lost art of wine tasting combat and to insure that the handful of drinkers who graduated from the tour were the best wine tourists in the world. He has succeeded. Today, Perth calls it another Swan Valley Tour. The passengers…

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My 2014 Wine-olutions !

Do you make New Years Resolutions? I like the idea of them as long as they are realistic… and involve wine! In 2013 I had a moment of craziness and decided to aim to taste 365 different wines in 2013. I’m proud to say I did it, learnt a lot (I’m especially good at curing…

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Viva Verdelho 2013 in the Swan Valley

World-renowned Master of Wine, Jancis Robinson once said that the Swan Valley makes the best Verdelho in the world. I completely agree! Viva Verdelho is the annual Swan Valley celebration of the Verdelho grape variety. Originally from Portugal the Verdelho grape thrives in the warm weather of the Swan Valley. It is a realitively straight…