Month: October 2017

Buderim Foundation David Franz Shiraz

Do it for your community with a David Franz Shiraz

It’s time to raise a glass to Buderim, literally. Over the years I’ve been involved in my fair share of fundraisers, certain of which have demanded some seriously hard yakka requiring lycra, pedals and sweaty feats of athleticism. I’m pleased to say that my latest foray into community engagement is more geared towards testing out…
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Sardinian Wine

Cheers to longevity

Sardinian wine may hold the key to a long life Cannonau di Sardegna may be earning its’ fame as the “longevity grape from Sardinia”, but for all the touted health benefits it offers, it is a remarkably palatable drop. The “it’s good for you” spin, may be just the work of clever local marketers, but…
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Alsace Gentil Hugel 2015

Reach for a white

Make light of the changing season As summer approaches and temperatures climb, many wine lovers put aside the heavy reds in preference for lighter styles like Pinot Noir or even make a complete colour change to the vin blanc styles that can be chilled within an inch of their lives. And if you’re anything like…
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Yabby Lake

Yabby Lake

Wine Industry Tourism is big business in Australia, and for good reason. We live in a country which is rich in viticultural offerings and blessed with diversity of micro-climates and terroir. While we may be regarded as “new world” by the elitist “old world” producers, the juvenile tag given to our winemakers doesn’t stop them…
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