Bird on a Wire 2014 Marsanne – Yarra Valley

Bird on a Wire 2014 Marsanne

Have you tried wine made from the Marsanne grape variety before? It’s a white grape variety synonymous with the Rhône Valley in France and it’s not the easiest grape to grow. Here in Australia, the Yarra Valley seems to have the right conditions to grow it well and this Bird on a Wire 2014 Marsanne is an example of that. Continue reading

De Bortoli Rococo Premium Cuvee – Yarra Valley

De Bortoli Rococo Premium Cuvee

When I pulled this bottle of De Bortoli Rococo Premium Cuvee out of my recent Wine Selectors Customised Plan sample box, it brought back memories of visiting the De Bortoli Yarra Valley cellar door in 2012. Don’t you love how wine can do that? It can bring back so many wine-derful memories. Continue reading

Hirsch Hill Estate 2015 Shiraz Yarra Valley

Hirsch Hill Estate 2015 Shiraz Yarra ValleyThis 2015 Hirsch Hill Estate Shiraz retails for $20 – a real bargain!

It’s made from Yarra Valley grapes which are hand-picked. It also earned 93 points from James Halliday – which is pretty darn good especially if you’re picking it up for under $20! And not surprisingly it was named as one of the Best Value wines this year too! Continue reading