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DONT BE TOO PRECIOUS

Friday, January 18, 2019

DON'T BE TOO PRECIOUS!!: On the Sunday between Christmas and New Year I got together with my “drinking buddy” as we do each Sunday and as it was my turn, I dug out a bottle of Orlando 1977 Coonawarra Cabernet. The bottle was ullaged down to the mid-shoulder and when opened it presented itself as a nondescript, somewhat tired dry red rather than as a gem from the Coonawarra.  Read More...

ALDI is so AWESOME

Friday, November 23, 2018

Each year in spring the bod’s at ALDI send me their new “spring releases” to review (this year 20 wines) and each year I am blown away by the amazing value for money that these wines represent. Each of these wines would still represent value if they were at a price that is 50% (or more) higher than their current RRP. Read More...