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Talits Estate and a dream

Posted By | August 4, 2017

  It’s a gorgeous summer’s evening and I’m sitting down next to the pool after an afternoon stroll. It’s slightly balmy, yet with a slight summer breeze coming through, like one that you sometimes get when there’s barely a cloud in the sky. I reach down and take an olive with pimento, then move onto […]

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What drinking a 42yo aged wine reminded me to do

Posted By | July 27, 2015

There’s something exciting about drinking an aged wine…. It’s a different experience, it’s different complexities, often a different world… And there’s something about drinking a bloody good aged wine, one that just blows you away. So, having said that you need to find a wine that will stand the test of time and improve with […]

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My Wine Highlights of 2014

Posted By | November 29, 2014

  So, it’s approaching the end of November and it’s that time of year when we think “Wow, where the hell did that year go?” and you start to reflect back on things. Well it has been a big year for me with WineCloud launching in April. So, I thought I’d kill two birds with […]

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Sparkling Shiraz: too ironic for hipsters. Bundaleer Sparkling Shiraz review.

Posted By | July 6, 2014

Michael Sinclair explores where Sparkling Shiraz sits in the world’s vinous history – and rewrites several chapters in the process. The ute and the Hills Hoist. Australia’s greatest contributions to the world.  Oh. And then there’s Sparkling Shiraz – responsible for shaping modern civilisation as we know it. Internet research shows Australian Sparkling Shiraz was […]

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david Franz wine – All Class

Posted By | May 13, 2014

David Franz wine tasting at the beach. It doesn’t get any better… Note: I wrote this blog a while ago but after sipping on a david Franz Georgie’s Walk Cabernet Sauvignon the other day it both reminded me 1) how incredible that wine was and 2) that I hadn’t shared this blog yet. It was a […]

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