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You know what I recently did? I cracked into some red and put on a cheesy romantic movie on Netflix. I was in one of those moods. Anyone else do that? If that’s a yes, let me know your Netflix recommendations for this genre 😉 The movie in question was Letters to Juliet with Amanda […]
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Happy Birthday To Me I recently celebrated a 30-something birthday and my birth date can be both a blessing and a curse. Blessing: My birthday is held over the Australia Day long weekend and I am always guaranteed a ‘recovery’ day. Curse: It can be really difficult to try and get friends together, as it is a […]
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Do you know what GSM stands for on a wine label? It stands for the 3 grape varieties blended to make the wine. Which are: Grenache, Shiraz (Syrah) and Mataro (Mourvèdre). The GSM blend was made famous by the Côtes du Rhône region of France. In Australia, GSMs are very popular. And fun fact, when […]
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These goodies were in this month’s TC Wine Club box and let me just say – YUM! The 2018 ‘Rosé is the new black’ is a collab between The Wine Gallery and Hedonist Wines in SA’s McLaren Vale region. It’s made from a blend of Sangiovese and Grenache grapes. Mr. Spittoon and I enjoyed it […]
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I love spaghetti bolognese night, especially when Mr. Spittoon cooks 😉 It also means a night for red wine in stemless glasses, as we like to pretend we’re in Italy. If only!! After receiving this sample of Altero 2018 Sangiovese from Fleurieu Peninsula (SA) recently, I knew it was was destined for Spag Bol night. […]
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Can you imagine a world without wine? I know… how dear I even write those words. It’s scary to think about. If you find it as terrifying as me, then you’ll be on the edge of your seat reading this new wine novel! Today I want to introduce you to the brand new novel, Root […]
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This will be the 87th Aussie Chardonnay I’ve logged in my Vivino wine app. I think I may be a bit of a Chardy fiend! The Royal 2018 Millon Estate Chardonnay is made from Eden Valley (South Australia) fruit. While maturing, this royal Chardy spends time in French oak (about 9 months) to help give […]
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Every time I have a glass of rosé I wonder when they’re going to hurry up and add a rosé emoji! It’s essential don’t you think? This Millon Wines 2017 Clare’s Secret Rosé from SA’s Clare Valley is made from 100% Grenache grapes and retails for $18. Like the Riesling we tried recently, it has […]
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I’m a sucker for a good Riesling. This Millon Wines ‘The Impressionist’ 2018 Riesling is made in South Australia’s Eden Valley and by gawd I love that label. So darn pretty don’t you think? The Eden Valley is about 75kms from Adelaide. It’s known for its cooler climate and higher than average altitudes which are […]
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