Who can believe that we are nearing the end of the year once more?! Times seems to be flying faster than ever so it’s time to take stock and enjoy a huge issue with tastings of the Mainfreight World’s Greatest Shiraz/Syrah Challenge, Pinot Noir, Champagne & Sparkling, North East Victoria, Limestone Coast & Otago (NZ).
Featuring tastings of North-East Victoria • Limestone Coast & Surrounds • Champagne & Sparkling • Pinot Noir • New Releases • Otago (NZ) .
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ALL IN FOR THE CLUB
Emmanuel Loucas – newly elected president of the WA Wine Press Club – is determined to see that under his watch, it does not collapse as others around Australia have done.
“We owe that to jack. We do not want to see the club fail and the Jack Mann medal disappear.”
ALCOHOL – is it Good or Bad?
Over the past few decades there have been a variety of studies suggesting alcohol, in all its variety of delivery systems, is anything from a definite cellular poison that should be avoided, to a substance taken in low doses which may even have a health benefit.
“The study took people who were non-drinkers, compared to those who consumed only one alcoholic drink per day over
a 12-month period.”
The Richardson 2013 Reserve Shiraz – REACHING NEW PEAKS
To some, it’s an intrusion on an otherwise excellent Australian Shiraz. To others, it speaks of the terroir, of the bush and the land and is a character intrinsically associated with some Australian red wines.