Wine with Winsor – 284

June 10, 2016

Capital success Helm 2016 Classic Dry Riesling Ken Helm has been making riesling at Murrumbateman, outside Canberra, for 40 years now and has the success formula down pat. He was particularly happy with this year’s […]

Wine with Winsor – 283

May 26, 2016

Cheap treat Berton Estate 2015 Classic Chardonnay This is often one of the best-value chardonnays in the store; and that is certainly the case with the 2015 vintage, which has produced a crisp, fresh and […]

Wine with Winsor

May 12, 2016

Quirky red d’Arenberg 2013 The Custodian Grenache There are some impressive red wines in the sub-$20 line-up from d’Arenberg in McLaren Vale, including the 2013 The Footbolt Shiraz and the 2013 High Trellis Cabernet Sauvignon. […]

Wine with Winsor – 281

April 29, 2016

Mature red Huntington Estate 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon You don’t find too many new-release red wines with seven years on the clock but this excellent cabernet from one of the leading producers in the Mudgee region […]

Wine with Winsor – 280

April 18, 2016

Lively Rosé Elodie 2014 Le Tongs Rosé There is a sense of style about this French rosé, which the producer describes as “the very essence of leisurely, summer drinking”. It is a humble regional blend […]

Wine with Winsor – 279

March 31, 2016

Ripper riesling Taylors 2015 Promised Land Riesling This is an ideal wine for the tail end of summer; a fresh and lively entry-level riesling from Clare Valley family producers Taylors under the Promised Land label, […]

Wine with Winsor – 277

March 3, 2016

Sweet treat Montevecchio 2015 Moscato The Chalmers family vineyard at Heathcote in Victoria is a treasure trove of unusual wine styles and interesting grape varieties. This is a delightful Australian take on a classic Italian […]

Wine with Winsor – 276

February 18, 2016

Ripping riesling Kirrihill 2015 Watervale Riesling The rieslings from this Clare Valley producer are reliably good, with this single region one just edging out a $16 sibling that’s also very tasty. This is a delightful […]

Wine with Winsor – 275

February 5, 2016

Cheap-as chardonnay Deakin Estate 2015 Chardonnay This tastes more expensive than it is; which has to be a bonus when money is tight after Christmas. It’s a bargain basement chardonnay that ticks all the varietal […]

Wine with Winsor – 274

January 28, 2016

French flavour Famille Castel 2014 Chardonnay The south-west of France is producing some very good imports at very reasonable prices, as is shown by this extremely drinkable chardonnay from a large family company based in […]

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