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Leyda Syrah

wine, syrah, shiraz, A new refined version of the magnificent grape.

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Chocolate and Red Wine

Here’s a chocolate maker, Brix, trying to tilt the chocolate towards wine. They succeed. It’s better than the sweeter commercial pairings to which I’ve been subjected. The suggested pairings here are: Milk Chocolate with Pinot Noir/Port [Ruby & Tawny I … Continue reading

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The Drink That Dare Not Speak its Name

So who out there likes sparkling shiraz? Who has ever tried the stuff? Produced in Australia since the 1830s, it took the country by storm in the last decade and is now the Oz aperitif of choice. This either proves … Continue reading

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Odd Wines

I tried two new wines last night, Rico Suter Cabernet Sauvignon/Petit Verdot and Wyndam Estate Bin 525 Shiraz Grenache. Not sure what to make of the Suter wine (from S. Africa.) Firstly it’s 15% which is headed towards vermouth territory. … Continue reading

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John Gormley Live Mar/08

The white wine, John (and I) was enjoying so much got mentioned off the air. I think I forgot to give it a name on air. It was Evolution, an Oregon wine by Sokol Blosser. Great wine. Lovely bouquet, with … Continue reading

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