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

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 […]

Roadtest: Date Night

February 5, 2016
Let’s face it; you just don’t have a choice in some things. Winter will always come around, Sydney Buses will always be late (especially when it rains) and every single year you will feel pressured […]

Welcome to Rutherglen

January 28, 2016
The small town of Rutherglen in north-east Victoria has a wealth of attractions for gourmets, travel editor Winsor Dobbin discovers. Visiting some of the great fortified wine producers of Rutherglen is like taking a step […]
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