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Continued Mornington exploration: Crittenden Estate – Peninsula Pinot Noir 2016

by  |  08-12-2018

Awhile back I’d written about an oddity that piqued my curiosity which was produced by Crittenden Estate on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria, Australia. I’m not sure if that wine is a one-off, but it’s... more » Awhile back I’d written about an oddity that piqued my curiosity which... more »

That age-old Spanish mixaroo type thing: Crittenden – Los Hermanos Homenaje 2015

by  |  25-08-2018

I’ve mentioned it before, but it’s fitting to mention it here: Wine Folly is dangerous. And no, I don’t mean that in a catchy Kenny Loggins, “Danger Zone” way, but in a bad information is... more » I’ve mentioned it before, but it’s fitting to mention it here: Wine... more »

Bringing the “stonk”, Halls Gap – Fallen Giants 2014

by  |  06-08-2018

I’m often at a loss for words–at least in other languages. In English, I’m generally well set (sorta) but every so often, a word pops up in British English that we sorely need in American... more » I’m often at a loss for words–at least in other languages. In... more »

The Bigness: Penfolds – Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz 2012

by  |  16-07-2016

From time to time, I like to “taste outside of my box” which means searching out a bottle of something that isn’t a red Grenache or Carignan. I don’t always do so well in this,... more » From time to time, I like to “taste outside of my box”... more »

A new one for the weird wine additives

by  |  10-01-2015

It reads more like some April Fool’s joke, but apparently Australian winemakers are putting sunscreen on their vines these days. Yes, seriously because if the BBC says it, then it must be true. For those... more » It reads more like some April Fool’s joke, but apparently Australian winemakers... more »