Tag Archives: Mourvedre

McLaren Vale Wines – Assorted wines from Maximus, Coriole, Penny’s Hill and Primo Estate

I have not been feeling well this weekend and I was concerned about what I could write about for this weekend’s blog. So I went looking through my recent wine notes and though I would share some interesting wines I … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape Tv Episode #76 Mourvedre

What a joy – tasting one of my favorite wine varieties (Mourvedre) and spending time with my son Tyler. One of them tries to take over the show.

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McLaren Vale Wine – Shingleback Wines (Part 1)

Shingleback Wines Cellar Door has the distinction of being the first cellar door you drive past or to as you enter McLaren Vale’s main street.  They moved into the current facility a few years ago after being in the Tourist … Continue reading

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Taste McLaren Vale’s Backyard Shed Crew Red Pack #4

Every 3 months Taste McLaren Vale puts together a tasting pack called the Backyard Shed Cru pack.  This time it is a red wine pack.  While I review small artisan wineries from McLaren Vale I not only write about them … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill has come a long way since I first remember visiting the old Chapel in the late 1980’s.  The Chapel was built in 1865 and was a Christian Bible Church and a parish school and now the central part … Continue reading

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Lonely Grape TV Episode #46 – Chapel Hill Cellar Door

Check out my latest tasting video where I get to enjoy a Chardonnay and a Grenache from the impressive Chapel Hill stable.  I filmed this at their equally impressive cellar door.

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Lonely Grape TV Episode #45 – Tim Geddes Wines

Shane here again. This week I taste 2 wines from Tim Geddes Wines Seldom Inn label. His wines can be described as “stong wines”. I hope you enjoy this review as much as I did filming it.

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McLaren Vale Wines – Rosemount Wines

Firstly, I need to make one thing clear.  I was a fan of this facility being Seaview Estate – in the late 80’s I visited this cellar door many times and I visited the old Seaview Glenloth Winery a number … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wines – Yangarra Estate

Yangarra Estate is an organic and biodynamic vineyard that concentrates on winemaking in the vineyard and then minimal winemaking interferences.  Wines are picked based on flavor and not on laboratory results.  The small wine batches from each section of the … Continue reading

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McLaren Vale Wineries – Petagna Wines

I had tasted Paul Petanga wines at the 2009 Vale Cru tasting at the Victory Hotel, however I could not remember too much about the wines as they were one of the last tried on the day.  I tried about … Continue reading

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