Wines 101 #7: Leeuwin “Prelude” Margaret River Chardonnay 2016


Margaret River is a highly respected wine region in the southwestern corner of Western Australia. Famous for having a more "European" wine style than its counterparts across the country, Margaret River has made its name through its unusually refined Cabernet Sauvignon (often blended with Merlot), gamey Shiraz, intensely citrusy Chardonnay, and refreshingly grassy blends of … Continue reading Wines 101 #7: Leeuwin “Prelude” Margaret River Chardonnay 2016

Burgundy, Wines 101, Chablis Grand Cru


After much faffing around on my part I have decided to add the Chablis Grand Cru, Les Clos, Domaine Dauvissat BACK onto my wine tasting bucket list. Only just over a week to go before our visit to Chablis and I discover that it is cheaper to have a bottle of this particular Chablis in … Continue reading Burgundy, Wines 101, Chablis Grand Cru

Wines 101 #0 Do you have a wine tasting bucket list?


Do tell us about your own Wine Tasting Bucket List or Wishlist Bucket Lists are a bit like Marmite, love 'em or hate 'em, nothing in between! Until recently I've been in the "hate 'em" group for full blown Bucket Lists, though I freely admit to having had wish-lists for travel, mountaineering and wine tasting. … Continue reading Wines 101 #0 Do you have a wine tasting bucket list?