The fifth release of the Vasse Felix Tom Cullity Cabernet Malbec from the 2017 vintage has structure, finesse, restraint and elegance. An all-round class act.
With so much focus — and justifiable focus — on the wonderful single vineyard Hill of Grace, other wines in the portfolio can be overlooked. Mistake; big mistake.
This is getting just ridiculous. From the time the heavyweights of WA wine started to reveal their wines from the 2018 vintage, it has been a cavalcade of one great wine after another.
The wines are good. No, they are a lot better than that. They are outstanding.
For nearly 50 years, the vineyards of Juniper Estate have been pumping out first-class wines, and now they are releasing a new flagship range.
The 2018 vintage in WA was perhaps the greatest ever throughout the State’s wine regions. But emerging from its shadow is the cooler 2019 vintage, which is just starting to show how good it is.
Perth-born Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo is used to a whine — the high-pitched whine of more than 1000 horsepower of F1 engine screaming at him over 10 years on world racing circuits.
Penfolds have never been afraid to challenge the status quo, and now the iconic Australian wine brand are dabbling right in the heart of the Napa Valley.
REVIEW: This is the closest I have come to awarding a wine 100 points.
It was three thoroughly engaging pinots that grabbed my attention in the past week or so that compelled me to bring them to your attention.
With its multi-million-dollar China wine market decimated by tariffs imposed last year, Penfolds has launched a radical new range of wines that it hopes will underpin its new push into the US market.
One of Australia’s greatest vineyards is always on the quest to improve their offerings, and they are getting better every year.
Last year, I went just a little bit nutty when describing my first tasting of the first releases of Swinney Vineyards’ Farvie wines. I wasn’t the only one.
Dean Hewitson has a love for old vines, and he is producing some very good wines from them.
For David O’Leary and Nick Walker, the decision to create O’Leary Walker Wines in 2000 was quite a departure from their previous lives.
Rosé is a style made for drinking in the sun, especially in Australia.
If you’re running around in Margaret River, you would be well advised to drop into a little family-run winery and vineyard on Caves Road, called Windows Estate.
I’m reckoning that by now, if you haven’t gone off to the Boxing Day sales, you will be thinking about rifling through the leftovers from yesterday.
By now, you are probably thinking about Christmas Day — particularly what you are going to eat and what you are going to drink.
Our top wine expert has been poking around the liquor stores to find a selection of 10 wines that should do the trick whatever your Christmas table fare and cost no more than $30 a bottle.
It seems every time I poke my snoz into another glass of chardonnay, it’s not just a very good chardy, but a great chardy
There was once a common misconception that vintage in Australia was largely irrelevant — but it does make a difference.
They say money can’t buy you happiness, but $15 can buy you one of the biggest selling and best value Australian whites.
I’m not usually that interested in winery names. But Remi Guise’s tripe.Iscariot had me more than somewhat curious.
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