Darioush: From the historic Iranian winemaking city of Shiraz to California dreamin’
“Chose the cup bearer and the wine. Drink. Sing like the starling or the nightingale". (Rudaki, Persian poet, 858-941 AD) Owner Darioush Khaledi is an extraordinary figure in today’s world of wine. Born and raised in the historical wine producing city of Shiraz in Iran, winemaking was instilled in him by his father at an early age. The historic city ...
Torbreck Run Rig - Behind the Bottle
Last week we were fortunate to have an extensive tasting with Andrew Tierney from one of Barossa’s most celebrated wineries - Torbreck. The estate is most famous for its two top cuvees, The Laird and Run Rig. The Laird is a rare beast, produced only in exceptional vintages. The latest release is currently 2012. Run Rig is therefore perhaps the ...
Henschke: A Tasting & Seminar
**A couple of weeks ago I was accompanied by Private Client Sales Account Managers Simon Brewster and David Massarella, to a tasting and seminar on exceptional Australian Shiraz, hosted by Stephen and Prue Henschke. The delicate fruit aromas that filled the arched, cellar-like room in Hawkesmoor, Spitalfields ignited an anticipation for the brilliant wines that were to come. A Short ...
Yalumba The Caley 2012: "Australia has a new super-wine"
A “truly magnificent” new Australian wine has arrived. Possibly a rival to Grange? Read on to find out more about Yalumba The Caley 2012… Last week we were treated to a tasting of the latest releases from Yalumba. The range was outstanding, but the highlight had to be the much anticipated The Caley 2012. The soon to be legendary Cabernet ...
Australian Fine Wine: Langton's Classification Tasting
Find out more about our recent tasting of over fifty of Australia's finest and rarest wines... The Tasting On Monday 21 March FINE+RARE held an exclusive tasting of wines from the Langton’s Classification in association with Wine Australia. The event offered a unique opportunity for attendees, as there had not been a tasting of Australian fine wine of this quality ...
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