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Every year I like to do a bit of a recap on the blog to look back on all the TC wine adventures and share some of my ideas for what’s to come for this wine blog in 2019. I also really want to use this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to […]
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This Alpha Box & Dice ‘Tarot’ 2018 Grenache was in last months TC Wine Club box. Having gone through a Wiccan phase as a teen (I even had tarot cards!), this wine naturally jumped out at me. We also recently saw the new Fantastic Beasts movie. Alpha Box & Dice produce great and very interesting […]
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When we visited the Blue Gables Vineyard cellar door earlier this year they were sold out of this sparkling wine made with Chardonnay and Pinot Gris grapes – I was guttered as I really wanted to try it! Recently I came across a bottle of it at The Hunting Ground in Sale for $40 and […]
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The Pinotage grape variety is synonymous with South Africa. It’s a cross between the grape varieties Pinot Noir and Cinsault however it’s incredibly unique in taste in my opinion. I received this bottle as a wonderful gift from Jose & Nelio from Copper & Oak Liquor Merchants in Perth. Thank you!! These guys have a […]
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On the 12th day of Christmas, The Wine Gallery sent to me, a bottle of Moondarra Cuvee Maree NV from Gippsland, Victoria. This lucky last bottle in my wine advent calendar topped off the #12winesofchristmas ?? Fun fact about Moondarra: Their Pinot Noir is named ‘Conception’ because the winemaker/owners eldest son was conceived in the […]
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On the 11th day of Christmas, The Wine Gallery sent to me, a bottle of Toscolo 2016 Chianti from Tuscany in Italy. If you saw my video this morning, then you’ll know as soon as I opened door number 11 on my advent calendar and saw this, I was destined to have a tomato-based pasta. There […]
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On the 10th day of Christmas, The Wine Gallery sent to me a bottle of Campbells Rutherglen NV Muscat from here in Victoria. I loved the wine glass charms that were also behind door number 10 in my wine advent calendar today. Today’s joke is: What do you call a bankrupt Santa? Saint Nickle-less! It’s […]
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It’s great to see Naomi has been heading out to the Swan Valley a lot recently. Since moving over to the east coast, I am living vicariously through her. Recently she headed along to Pinelli Estate Restaurant for what looks to be an amazing night of great wine and food! Last month my partner Bryce […]
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Does anyone else watch the Die Hard movies at Christmas? It’s a bit of a tradition in our hose and this ALDI champagne was a fitting accompaniment. I recently spotted this Champagne Monsigny NV Brut Rosé at ALDI for $25 and I couldn’t help myself. For the money, the Monsigny champagne range from ALDI Australia […]
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On the 9th day of Christmas, The Wine Gallery sent to me a bottle of Spinifex 2017 Rosé from SA’s Barossa Valley in my wine advent calendar. I was doing my Christmas baking today so I thought this rosé teamed with my Glass That Glitters and Christmas songs on Spotify would be perfect for the […]
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