Canberra wines – Tasting 101

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Just the thought of a wine tasting event sends my little heart aflutter, there’s something about seeing all those bottles of wine in one room, lined up just waiting for me to get my hands on them that sends a heady mix of excitement and anxiety through me – excitement about the wine obviously, and anxiety that I might not … Read More

Vines WinesCanberra wines – Tasting 101

What we’re drinking tonight – Mount Majura Chardonnay

Vines WinesCanberra Wine Tours, Chardonnay, Wine

Tonight we`re quaffing a 2013 Chardonnay, compliments of Mount Majura Vineyard.  I first visited Mount Majura a few months ago on a rainy, cold afternoon where I soon warmed up in the comfort of a cellar door with amazing wines and friendly, knowledgeable staff. I smugly sipped my wine and tucked into duck pie, cheese and other local treats while … Read More

Vines WinesWhat we’re drinking tonight – Mount Majura Chardonnay

What we’re drinking tonight – Barton Estate Sauvignon Blanc

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Tonight I`m enjoying Barton Estate’s Sauvignon Blanc 2012.  I expect it will work well with Elle`s Thai green curry.  Just a few facts about this grape variety if you will. Firstly, the origin of this grape variety is Bordeaux in France which has a similar climate to Canberra. Cold winters and hot summers make for happy grapes provided the vines … Read More

Vines WinesWhat we’re drinking tonight – Barton Estate Sauvignon Blanc

Murrumbateman Moving Feast wrap up

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Elouise and I hosted our first Canberra wine tour this weekend and we were chuffed at the brilliant wines coming out of our patch, not to mention the hospitality!  Our dream has been about 10 years in the making, not due to procrastination but due to the fact that we were living just shy of 20,000km north of Canberra in … Read More

Vines WinesMurrumbateman Moving Feast wrap up