Tag Archives: australia

Top Underrated Wine Regions

There are a plethora of underrated wine regions and grapes in the world. That is to say that the wine geeks know and love them, but the general wine public do not. Could be because they are hard to pronounce, or the labels are confusing, or they are not as … More

Tags: alsace, australia, austria, loire
Categories: Wine Education, Wine Recommendations
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Drinking Deliciously with Peter Lehmann Wines

The problem with productive wine lunches is that they lead to slightly less productive afternoons. So I write of that lunch and the delicious wines tried an entire week after the fact.

I’ve had a few lovely dinners and lunches with the charming Ian Hongell, senior winemaker at Peter Lehmann More

Tags: australia, peter lehmann, shiraz
Categories: What We're Drinking
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d’Arenberg: A profile

In 2007 I had the pleasure of visiting the great wine country of Australia. The two things I noticed there: the country is REALLY big and the people are REALLY nice. And I mean genuinely nice.

One of our favorite properties we visited was d'Arenberg. Not only did we … More

Tags: australia, d'arenberg, shiraz
Categories: Wine Recommendations
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Yalumba Part II

Continuing on with my tasting with the lovely and charming Jane Ferrari of Yalumba Winery, here are some more notes.

First, a few Yalumba facts a they are a fantastic winery with a long history.
- Founded in 1849 and still family-owned, Yalumba is one of the largest and oldest … More

Tags: australia
Categories: What We're Drinking, Wine Recommendations
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Sometimes Old Friends are the Best Friends: Yalumba Part 1

 

Not only in life, but with wine, too! I had the pleasure of meeting and dining with Jane Ferrari of Yalumba last Thursday. What a hoot she is! She loves her wine, her company and traveling. She is a total foodie, which is so much fun, and she unabashedly … More

Tags: australia
Categories: Wine Recommendations
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