Cab Savviness

A look at a common wine at my house the 2009 Casa Ermelinda Freitas Cabernet Sauvignon.

A Gifted Wine

A look at a different wine from the USA, a Barbera.

Palmela European City of Wine 2012

The town of Palmela in Portugal’s Setùbal Peninsular is the European city of wine in 2012. This is the first edition of this event which will bring many festivities to the town of Palmela and Setùbal Peninsular region. This area of Portugal has a lot to offer people visiting the country. Its proximity to Lisbon, [...]

Quinta dos Vales Winery

A visit to taste the latest wines at Quinta dos Vales

Mother Vine

A look at Ken Payton’s (from the blog Reign of Terrior) movie on small Portuguese wine producers and their stories.

Algave Allure

A taste of something different being produced in the Algarve – yes the Algarve!

Something Different From Portugal – Herdade do Portocarro

A look at the wines from Herdade do Portocarro with unique terroir and complex red wines.

Shades of Grey

I’d been to Libertine in North Melbourne last year to drink Tahbilk wines matched with their excellent cuisine, so when we read on the Del Zotto website that they were doing a similar thing with their wines, we jumped at the invite. There’s something about the name Libertine that entrances me. I suppose it’s my love [...]