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What Wine Goes with the Australian Open?

January 25th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Rosemount Estate, Mudgee Hill of Gold Shiraz 2004 $9
My wife is possibly one of the most competitive people I have ever met.  I used to be the only runner in the family…now she does marathons.  I used to kick her butt in tennis…soundly…I mean “ha ha” butt kicking…after 5 years of lessons and playing a [...]

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Japanese Beetles And A Nice Shiraz

August 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Red Belly Black Australian Shiraz 2006 $7.99
This couldn’t work.  To kill bugs you have to crush them or spray them.  The pheromone baited trap for Japanese beetles just didn’t seem…well…lethal enough.  But the hummingbirds and bees (bees are disappearing from what I read?)were on the same trees and plants that the beetles were [...]

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Tags: Angove Winery · Australian Wines · Great $10 Reds · Recent Quests (Wine Tastings)

Red Knot Wine Australia Cabernet and the Zork!

August 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Red Knot Wine Australian Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

Ranking:  Serve Proudly to Guests

I will admit I don’t know much about Australian wines.  Heck just trying to keep up with good cheap wines from California is a full time job.  (Wait, don’t you get paid for a job? hmmm)    But still I picked up this little red at at a [...]

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Tags: Australian Wines · Great $10 Reds · Recent Quests (Wine Tastings) · Red Knot