Wine: Langmeil “Valley Floor” Shiraz Vintage: 2012 Region: Barossa Valley RRP: $30.00 This is one of my favorite wineries and Langmeil produce some fantastic wines that capture the true essence of the Barossa. With that being said, let’s take a look at this the cheapest straight Shiraz from the prominent Barossa winery. The Valley Floor … Continue reading Default Wine Proves Once Again my Love of Shiraz
Wine: Yalumba Menzies “Cigar” Cabernet Sauvignon Region: Coonawarra Vintage: 2012 RRP: $18.00 Oh yes!!! It is a good time to be enthusiastic. This is one of the best little Cab-Sav’s you’ll find for under $20.00. The Coonawarra region is most recognised for its Cabernet grape. If you recall back to my previous post about ‘terrior’, … Continue reading Yalumba Menzies. More Like “Yumlumba” Menzies!
Let’s face it, we all love a good wine; but have you ever wondered why a particular variety of wine tastes different depending on the wine region it is grown in? True to name, I, “The SA Wine Guy” will give you a simple, yet useful guide through South Australia’s most notable wine variety, “Shiraz.” … Continue reading What Are We Dealing With? Barossa vs McLaren Vale Shiraz
Wine: Minnow Creek “The Black Minnow” Grape types: Sangiovese 76% Cabernet Sauvignon 19% Malec 5% Vintage: 2010 RRP. $30 plus This wine was given to me at a discounted price only $12.00 compared to the usual $30.00 plus you would pay at a commercial distributor. This wine has spent 5 years in the bottle, and in … Continue reading If This Wine Had a Star Sign; It Would Be Libra
Wine: Grant Burge “Wine Makers Selection” Barossa Shiraz Vintage: 2013 RRP. $18 You never really go in thinking that a wine that you purchase under $20 is going to deliver any real ‘wow’ factor. However, if anyone who knows a smidgen about South Australian wine and its regions, you may be aware that the Barossa … Continue reading A Surprise Packet for Under $20.00
Wine: Penfolds Bin 95 Cabernet Shiraz “Grange” Vintage: 2010 RRP. $650 plus. You don’t just buy a wine like this and then think; “okay, yeah, I’ll drink this right away.” Oh no please don’t do that. You’ll be wasting your money. A wine like this commands respect, time and patience. When this was poured out … Continue reading Penfolds Most Iconic Wine Hits The Mark
Hello wine lovers! Welcome to my new page. Here you will find reviews on wines, along with other additional wine information. I hope you all enjoy this new page, and look forward to reading my weekly posts. Cheers. The SA Wine Guy Continue reading A message from the SA Wine Guy