Art of War & Bisous Bisous – Vinomofo Wines

Art of War & Bisous Bisous – Vinomofo Wines

This is my second article on Vinomofo wines. I have to say I just love the “mofo’s” taste in wine! This is very important when you’re asking someone to select a wine for you. Just a bit of background information, Vinomofo is an online wine...
40th Vintage Release Wolf Blass Black Label

40th Vintage Release Wolf Blass Black Label

Congratulations to Wolf Blass wines on the 40th consecutive release of its premium Wolf Blass Black Label Vintage wine. Wolf Blass was established in the Barossa Valley in 1966.  It was grown from a humble vineyard to one of the world’s most successful and awarded...
Wine & Food Pairing Made Easy

Wine & Food Pairing Made Easy

Gourmet Getaways readers would know that I enjoy a nice drop of wine. I particularly like to match my wine appropriately with the meal, the event and the season. Wine & Food Pairing isn’t as difficult as some make it out to be. Matching appropriate wines...
2011 Cassegrain Shiraz – Top Drop

2011 Cassegrain Shiraz – Top Drop

2011 Cassegrain Shiraz The cooling weather calls for a rich, warming wine with more body and flavour. Cassegrain’s 2011 Shiraz has an alluring deep plum colour with the aroma of ripe berries. The lush fruit flavours give the wine body whilst the velvety mouth feel...
Top Drop – Cassegain Chardonnay

Top Drop – Cassegain Chardonnay

  Cassegrain Chardonnay 2012 This chardonnay is from Cassegrain’s premium wine range with good reason, it’s a wine you will keep coming back to over the summer months. From the first hint of peach and tropical fruits on the nose, the wine excites the palate. On...
Top Drop – Deckchairs White

Top Drop – Deckchairs White

Long Point Vineyard Deckchairs White Deckchairs is a delicious light, crisp and refreshing wine with just a nice amount of residual sugars to appeal to most palates. The wine is a blend of Chardonnay and Verdelho and has a pleasing un-oaked style with a wonderful...
Top Drop – 2012 Sparkling Rose

Top Drop – 2012 Sparkling Rose

Roses Vineyard at Innes View 2012 Sparkling Rose Who needs a special occasion to enjoy a bottle of pink bubbles! This elegant sparkling rose is blushed a pretty shade of pink and has a sensuous floral, summer berry aroma. On the palate the wine is clean and fresh and...
An Evening with Grant Burge

An Evening with Grant Burge

An evening with Grant Burge, the man and the wine! Mr GG and I have made the two hour drive to Port Macquarie to join wine maker Grant Burge in a six course degustation dinner featuring unique wines from his prestigious Barossa Valley vineyards. The evening was to be...