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Shiraz

Little room to describe this! Good, very easy to drink, but not a 95+ point wine! Deep garnet. Narrow rim. Medium+ lightly vanilla and …

South Africa – a wine industry that’s 320-odd years old. Or 20-odd, depending on your point of view (OK, some poetic licence taken there …

The wine of Christmas, and I’m glad I have a half-case of the 2004 to look forward to! Dense, dark black-purple core, with a …

Well, after the relative disappointment of the 2004, I had to crack its partner in crime, the 2003. MUCH more exciting! Much more savoury …

After a few years of vaguely looking out for this, to see if its reputation was justified, like buses, two turned up at once. …

Picked this up from Majestic whilst looking for some wines that could be opened and drunk straightaway, without sediment settling etc. A pleasant find. …

Grabbed the bottle (and label) from Sadek Wynberg after a number of us finished it whilst watching a focus group… because it was another …

A pleasant drink but an advert for taking 0.5-1% off the ABV. Was browsing a wine shop in Kilkenny when I noticed a few …

My first taste of Henschke, who are reputed to be one of Australia’s finest, and make one of Aus’ iconic wines. But I baulked …

Decided to see what the Aussie branded wine industry was doing to move “upmarket” (this one comes in its own cardboard box per bottle…). …