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 […]

Wine with Winsor – 293

October 21, 2016
Crisp surprise Wirra Wirra 2016 The Lost Watch Riesling Wirra Wirra is a standout McLaren Vale winery that is probably best known for its quality red wines. It spreads its wings and sources fruit from […]

Wine with Winsor – 292

September 23, 2016
Stylish white Tim Adams 2016 Pinot Gris This is one of Australia’s best-value pinot gris; stylish, immediately enjoyable and very food friendly. Tim Adams is a veteran winemaker in the Clare Valley, a region which […]

Wine with Winsor – 287

July 22, 2016
  Big and bold St Hallett 2015 Western Front Shiraz There are few wineries that do as good a job as Barossa producer St Hallett with shiraz – and across a wide range of price […]

Long Weekends

May 12, 2016
The arrival in Australia of low-cost airlines like Air Asia X has broadened our horizons when it comes to a weekend away, travel editor Winsor Dobbin reports. It used to be that when we wanted […]

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 – 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 […]
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