Food & Drink

The McLaren Vale wine show

December 4, 2015
A recent visit to McLaren Vale wine show included the opportunity to participate in the show. The highlight for me was the continued arrival of great new varietals especially the reds. These are excellent for summer […]
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Central Otago wine tasting

October 4, 2015
She who must be obeyed booked us into the Central Otago Pinot wine tasting at the Royal Automobile Club in Sydney recently. It was hosted by the Pinot Shop, Tasmania. It was a wet and […]
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Mount Mary Quintet 2012 meets Booth Street Bistro

July 20, 2015
I was joined by the “heir apparent” for dinner at the Booth Street Bistro BSB. Entrees included a shared meat board and crunchy fried calamari. I had a delicious de-constructed spatchcock pie whilst the lads had […]
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Try an Odi – The Sami-Odi Little Wine #4

March 9, 2015
After a disappointing old Virgin (Hills) the crew tried a Sami-Odi Little Wine #4. This wine has purple hues, and it’s a “fruit bomb” with a balanced finish.  This is a Non-Vintage Shiraz wine from […]
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Prosecco – sparkling for the festive season

December 18, 2014
We asked our wine expert to select an interesting, good-value sparkling which could double for a celebratory drink on Christmas day and a great summer sparkling wine. Dal Zotto’s Pucino Prosecco was the choice. On […]
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A quintessential Hunter Semillon

November 30, 2014
CC is a wine lover that lives just north of the Hunter Valley. He has reviewed wines for several publications in the past, today we have asked him to select a classic Hunter Semillon wine. […]