Wine with Winsor – 302

April 19, 2017

Palate pleaser Jacob’s Creek 2016 Le Petit Rosé There are a lot of very good value wines in the Jacob’s Creek range with the classic riesling always offering terrific drinking (the 2016 is another star). […]

Wine with Winsor – 301

March 3, 2017

Sensuous savvy  Holm Oak 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Most sauvignon blancs are unoaked, fresh and lively and fall away after a year or two in bottle.  Husband and wife team Tim and Rebecca Duffy take a […]

Wine with Winsor – 300

February 17, 2017

Summer Quaffer Kissing Booth 2016 Sauvignon Blanc There are some terrific Marlborough sauvignon blancs from the 2016 vintage, and this is among the best value. Fresh, vibrant and quintessentially Kiwi, it is a very good […]

Wine with Winsor

February 17, 2017

Money saver Calabria Richland 2016 Shiraz If money is a little tight after the holidays but you still want to drink in style then this very nifty and easy-drinking shiraz from the Calabria family in […]

Travel Languedoc

January 20, 2017

Enjoy the best of the idyllic south of France without the crowds of Nice or the aggression of Marseille. Travel editor Winsor Dobbin enjoys the gourmet treats and laid-back charm of the Languedoc. Scene One: […]

Wine with Winsor – 298

January 20, 2017

Slick sauvignon Toi Toi 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough sauvignon blancs have never been more affordable and wines like this one – fresh, aromatic and zingy – are terrific bargains. This is an excellent thirst-quencher with […]

Wine with Winsor – 297

December 9, 2016

Sweet treat Wirra Wirra 2016 Mrs Wigley Moscato Fragrant and fizzy, delicate and delicious, this moscato is unashamedly sweet but is a real crowd pleaser when served chilled at just about any time of the […]

Wine with Winsor – 296

November 25, 2016

Nero soars The Family 2015 Nero d’Avola Looking for a spicy, savoury red quaffer that offers terrific value for money? Look no further than this new release from Trentham Estate, made from the increasingly popular […]

Wine with Winsor – 294

October 21, 2016

Ripper Riesling Ferngrove 2016 Cossack Riesling The Frankland River region in Western Australia is fast emerging as one of the finest in Australia for crisp, dry and refreshing rieslings. This is a very good example, […]

Two Faces of Thailand

October 21, 2016

There are many different facets to Thailand if you steer away from the beach resorts for a few days, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. Most visitors to Thailand head straight for the beach. Whether it […]

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