Category Archives: Coonawarra

The Woodley’s Treasure Chest series of wines are now (nearly) impossibly rare and of great interest to Australian wine drinkers and collectors.  I have long been keen to try one, and fortunately my friend Shannon procured a bottle and put … Continue reading

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I’m aware that my blog posts may give the impression that I’m obsessed with Italian wines and Italian grape varieties in Australia.  That’s partly true, but I can assure you that we still drink plenty of the more traditional Aussie … Continue reading

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My friend Cam recently turned 30 and was kind enough to share a range of wines, mostly from his birthyear 1981, with a group of keen winedrinkers.  Dinner was at Fix St James, in Sydney on Elizabeth St just near … Continue reading

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We were celebrating a couple of birthdays, so opened a few wines to go with a very casual BBQ.  The wines were… Schloss Lieser Braunenberger Juffer Riesling Kabinett 2008 (Mosel):  The winemaker of Schloss Lieser is Thomas Haag, the son … Continue reading

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