Pikes Masterclass, with Peter Bentley

Situated in the Clare Valley, Pikes is a family owned winery, known to produce excellent Riesling. Quick note on Riesling! One of the most underrated wine varieties in Australia, it’s an aromatic white wine with a beautiful but delicate fragrance – which may include notes such as floral/blossoms, honeysuckle, citrus, green apple, lime and mineral. All on… Read More Pikes Masterclass, with Peter Bentley

Wine words

Thought I’d start the first post in 2011 with some famous wine quotes (pictured is Bacchus, the God of wine).  “In Victory, You Deserve Champagne, In Defeat, You Need It.” Napoleon “Remember Gentlemen, it’s Not Just France We Are Fighting For, it’s Champagne!” Winston S. Churchill, 1918 When Lily Bollinger was asked “When do you… Read More Wine words

The Essential One Day Australian Wine Course, in Sydney

As previously posted, Ben Hughes’ Essential One Day Australian Wine Course, Click Here To See, Sold out and had Great reviews! I also mentioned him before that course, from his Southern Highlands Wine Tour which turned out really fun and interesting (also can click here to see). So anyway, he’s doing it again! On the 28th and… Read More The Essential One Day Australian Wine Course, in Sydney

A good wine site – winevaulttv.com

Recently had a good look at http://winevaulttv.com/ and found it quite useful from all their sessions/video clips which really help to discover more about wines without buying an airline ticket or paying for the best tastings/educations in town. Interesting too. The man behind this site, Jayson Bryant, “Bored of normal retail and it’s traditional values… observed… Read More A good wine site – winevaulttv.com

Essential One Day Australian WINE COURSE – Free Run Wine Events

Do you want to learn more about wine from a great educator? Ben Hughes from http://www.freerunwineevents.com.au/ is doing his Wine Education course on the 17th July, in Sydney’s CBD. I mentioned him before from his Southern Highlands Wine Tour which turned out really fun and interesting, leaving a fond memory in every participant’s mind – Click Here To See.… Read More Essential One Day Australian WINE COURSE – Free Run Wine Events