Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Friday, 13 October 2017

Wine Quote - In the company of wines

Experiencing nature and its beauty and spending some time in good company on a glass of wine is perfect to bring cheers to your life.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Wine Quote - Best way to learn about wine

Wine Quote - Best Way to learn about wine
One learns the most by discovering and exploring.Same is the case with wine.The more one drinks, more the knowledge expands and better one becomes in distinguishing good wines from average ones. So go ahead and give it a try!

Monday, 9 October 2017

Why People Love Low Alcohol White Wines?

White wines are made from grapes from yellowish hues. The processing of the grapes to make wine passes through different controlled steps which leads to emergence of different types of white wine types. Some of the most commonly grown white wine grapes in Australia are Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillon Sauvignong Blanc, Moscato, Pinot Grigio and others, there are some others which less popular. These is a good domestic consumption as well as export of these white wines. White wines are available in different alcohol percentages. Based on the percent of alcohol present in the wine, these are classified as either low, medium of high alcohol ones. The low alcohol white wines are the ones that have up to 8 percent of alcohol.

However, some wine companies classify as low alcohol white wines those wines which are less than 10 percent in volume.

These wines are made from grapes procured from different wine regions of Australia. It shall be noted that Australia has about 60 geographically identified wine regions and many of these grow white wines. Some notable regions from where these are sourced are: Barossa valley, Clare valley, Eden valley, Frankland River, Granite belt, Hunter Valley, Margaret river, McLaren Vale, Mudgee, Murray-Darling basin, Riverina region and Yarra Valley. The alcohol percentage in wine is controlled during the fermentation process, and so is sugar level.

Low alcohol wines made from white grape varieties are developed by almost all major brands of wines in Australia. Here are some of these wine brands- Banrock station, Berton Vineyards, D'Arenberg, De Bortoli, Deakin Estate, Gapsted, Grant Burge, Jacobs Creek, McWilliams, Mcguigan, Robert Oatley and Yalumba.

A recent trend toward increased consumption of low alcohol wines has been noticed. This is largely due to the fact that the people have grown conscious of their health and are preferring low intake of alcohol to reduce consumption of calories. But, the experts hold this view that the people tend to drink more when they consume low alcohol wines because they do not get the same level of satisfaction. So, in fact, they do not generally reduce the weight.

Friday, 6 October 2017

Berton Vineyards Metal The Black Shiraz - Wine to unburden

Berton Vineyards Metal The Black Shiraz is a gem from Berton Vineyards. Fragrant bouquet and intense palate with rich flavours of blackberry, plum, and blueberry. The previous vintage of this Berton wine has won gold medals at International wine shows.

Established in 2001, the Berton wines making facility is located in New South Wales. Over the years, the Berton Vineyards has grown into one of the 20 largest wineries of Australia. It has a capacity of processing 20,000 tonnes of grapes annually. The fruit of the Metal range wines is sourced from the best vineyards of Tasmania, King Valley, Swan Valley, Coonawarra and Yarra Valley. Besides the Metal range, the winery has Foundstone, Oddsocks, Head Over Heels and Reserve wine range.

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

The complex - Stonier Reserve Pinot Noir

Stonier Reserve Pinot Noir

Stonier Reserve Pinot Noir is complex and spicy with cranberry and blueberry characters.

About the Winery
Stonier Wines is located in Mornington Peninsula in Victoria.It has been awarded 5-red star by James Halliday. It  was established in 1978 and the planting of Pinot Noir vines began in 1982. The winery from the beginning is focused on producing Chardonnay and Pinot Noir Wines. The first Pinot Noir wine was released in 1986. The winery won the trophy for Best Pinot Noir at Adelaide Wine Show 1994 for its 1993 Stonier Reserve Pinot Noir.
Stonier wines have been organizing SIPNOT or the Stonier International Pinot Noir Tasting for the past 18 years which is a blind tasting event with James Halliday as one of the 3 panel member, where 12 Pinot Noir wines from around the world are selected and judges award the best.

Friday, 29 September 2017

Simply sublime - Rosemount Blends Cabernet Merlot

Rosemount Blends Cabernet Merlot   

Well textured with nice mouthfeel are some of the distinguishing characteristics of this wine. This wine makes
the perfect pairing with Lamb roast. Simple and sublime!
Ownership of Rosemount Winery is currently in hands of Treasury Wines. Established in 1974, The 1975 vintage was its road to success which was appreciated widely and collected awards and recognition in various wine competitions.Was a highly successful Australian wine brand in the US at starting of the 21st century. The wines are known to be easily drinkable and come packed with luscious flavours. In 2001 and 2005, the company merged with Southcorp Wines and Foster’s Group respectively.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Really Peaceful - Ninth Island Sparkling

Ninth Island Sparkling


Not very high on alcohol content, Ninth Island Sparkling wine is pale gold colored with nutty overtones and citrus, raspberry and citrus notes. Palate containing flavors of red berry fruit complimenting well mineral, citrus, and honey flavors leading to an acidic climax. Pairs well with Tasmanian oysters and horseradish cream. This wine has been awarded 91 points by James Halliday. Drink it and experience the peace it brings along!
Owned by Kreglinger Wine Estates, Ninth Island wines focus on producing easy drinking varietals accompanied with unique flavors of the cool climate region of Tasmania. The winery has 2 vineyards under it -  Pipers Brook Vineyard and Norfolk Rise Vineyard.

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Mr. Riggs The Gaffer Shiraz

Mr. Riggs The Gaffer Shiraz
The wine name "The Gaffer Shiraz" is named after the owner Ben Riggs great-great-grandfather John “The Gaffer” Riggs. The word ‘Gaffer’ meaning old man. This wine contains aromas of blackcurrant, rose with vanilla and cherry wood flavors on the palate.The wine is fruit-driven and well balanced.

The winery has been awarded five-red star by James Halliday and has the reputation of sourcing fruits from the best vineyards located in the most iconic wine regions of Australia, be it McLaren Vale, Coonawarra, or Clare Valley.

This wine is also available in 375ml per bottle pack.