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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...

DELIGHTFUL - DIVINE - DURIF

Friday, August 31, 2018

This week I am talking about DURIF, which has been one of my favourite varieties since I first tasted the Morris of Rutherglen Durif back in the late 1980s. I had just joined the wine industry as the Administration Manager at Orlando’s Sydney office and on one Friday afternoon the State Manager cracked open a bottle of early 1980s Morris Durif. Well, I was besotted!! A while later, just before I moved to Adelaide, we had a visit from Mick Morris and I got to taste an aged Durif from the mid-1970s – Wow! That was the real start of a lifelong, passionate love affair with DURIF. Read More...