Category: Australian Wine
Reserving Judgment on Yellow Tail Reserve

If you've read much of my previous work on this blog, you know that I am probably as likely to use Yellow Tail as the punchline of a joke as I am to actually drink it. I, like most people my age, spent my time drinking the kangaroo labeled wine during my poor college years and early twenties. I was [...]

By Ben Simons with 11 comments
Mollydooker: Australian for Fruit Bomb

Upon first experiencing Mollydooker wines, there are a number of adjectives that come to mind. Jammy, fruity, decadent, hedonistic etc. Subtle is not a word that will appear on any list of descriptors for these Australian Shiraz wines. I recently received three different offerings of Mollydooker Shiraz as samples for review. For the benefit of anyone who wandered into the [...]

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Review: A Super Pairing – Bang Bang Shrimp and Jacob’s Creek Reserve Riesling

Some of you might remember the post that I did before the Superbowl.  I had this great plan to cook up some shrimp and pair them with a Riesling that I had at the house.  Well, some extenuating circumstances caused me to not be able to carry out my plan, so I reserved the shrimp adventure for the Valentine's Day [...]

By Ben Simons with 8 comments