Gourmets of Wine > WBW #16: The Lucky Country 2003 Barossa Valley
[LENNDEVOURS] I always love when I Google a wine to get more information on it and one of the first results is a fellow wine blogger, in this case Jens of the newly named Cincinnati Wine Warehouse. Jens tells us that this is a second-label bottling from Two Hands Wines and the bottles tells us that it's 55% shiraz and 45% cabernet sauvignon.
[An Obsession with Food] WBW 16: Judging a Wine By Its Label: The Wine News - I recently discovered this magazine, and even more recently started getting articles published in it. The articles provide good coverage of topics, and I love the fact that they tell readers to take their scores with a grain of salt, that they are not the results of some exact science, but the impressions of the person tasting the wines
[Becks & Posh] a-Ring-a-Ring-of-Rosés: Join me on a round up of World Wine Blogging Wednesday 9th edition, in which gobal wine enthusiasts tasted Rosés and shared their tasting notes online. 41 bottles .
[Cook sister!] A barrel of South African reds - WBW#6 round-up, Part II: This is one of my favourite areas to visit while driving from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town - the people are friendly, the wines offer great value for money and there are rose bushes growing at the end of most rows of vines - not for nothing do they call this the valley of wine and roses! They also do a roadshow once a year where about 20 producers travel around the country doing winetastings - I have many happy memories of attending those, schmoozing the winemakers and leaving in a happy state of inebriation with a few bottles tucked under my arm...