Tapanappa Tiers Vineyard 1.5m Chardonnay 2023

The Adelaide Hills 2023 vintage was the coolest of the four consecutive cool vintages since 2020. To quote winemaker, Brian Croser, the ’23 Chardonnays are far from “overt.” I find that re-assuring, the vintage speaks and it’s beautifully fine with...
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Castelli Porongurup Riesling 2018

This is a museum release and while it does exhibit some development, it certainly has a long way to go. The team describe the 2018 vintage as being as close to perfection as Western Australia has ever seen. There was...
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Dog Point Sauvignon Blanc 2023

If you’d like to taste Sauvignon Blanc in its modern day glory, look no further. The Marlborough sunshine and pinpoint precision in the vineyard and winery is all found here. Sourced from estate fruit in the Wairau Valley you’ll find...
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Looking for a change? Then let us guide you through the world of wine with our International new releases. We’ve got reviews and stories on everything from bargain supermarket picks right through to international icons.

Podere La Cappella IGT Corbezzolo Sangiovese 2016

100% Sangiovese here from the family’s oldest vineyard, this was first made back in 1995. The vineyard sits at an altitude of 350 metres with fermentation in stainless steel followed by malo in French oak barriques and a considerable period...