“5 wines worth swigging” on Christmas Day

5 wines for Christmas Day

If my true love wrote the 12 days of Christmas, there would definitely be wine in there somewhere! So to rectify this on the fifth day of Christmas I am giving you “Five wines worth swigging”. Much better than five golden rings or five fat poaka (Maori for pigs), in the Kiwi version ;).

{Crash Test Wine} Women and Wine Series Wrap Up

Inn House shot Moorooduc

Welcome to Friday!  I hope you’ve enjoyed the Women and Wine series over the last 5 weeks.  The winner of last week’s giveaway is: Pauline Tan – Congratulations!  You’ve won a 3-pack of wines from Gemtree Vineyards

{Crash Test Wine} Gemtree Bloodstone Shiraz + Giveaway

Gemtree

Welcome to week 5 in the {Crash Test Wine} Women and Wine series.  I hope by now that you’ve learned something new and perhaps tried one of the wines.  Before we get started it’s time to announce last week’s winner of the 4-pack of wines from Tar & Roses: Congratulations to Mary Preston! You’ve won […]

{Crash Test Wine} Tar & Roses Pinot Grigio + Giveaway

Narelle King - Winemaker for Tar & Roses

We’re up to the fourth week of the {Crash Test Wine} Women and Wine series. There have been some lovely wines, lots of great questions from you all, and some lucky winners. Speaking of which, here is the winner of the 1/2 dozen All Saints Moscato: Congratulations to Alison Lee! You’ve won 6 bottles of […]

{Crash Test Wine} All Saints Moscato + Giveaway

All-Saints-Brown-Family

Welcome to my third wine review and giveaway in my {Crash Test Wine} Women and Wine series. Before I introduce this week’s woman and wine, here’s the winner of the Moorooduc Estate twin pack: Congratulations to Yvonne Lim! You’ve won a bottle each of the Moorooduc Estate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay Our next woman in […]

{Crash Test Wine} Moorooduc Estate Pinot Noir + Giveaway

Kate McIntyre MW

Welcome to my second wine review and giveaway in my {Crash Test Wine} Women and Wine series. Before I introduce this week’s woman and wine, here’s the winner of the Alta wine 3-pack: Congratulations to Leila Matthews! You’ve won a bottle each of the Alta “For Elsie Pinot Noir Rosé, the Sauvignon Blanc and the […]

{Crash Test Wine} Alta Rosé Review and Giveaway

2011 Alta 'For Elsie' Pinot Noir Rosé

Welcome to my first {Crash Test Wine} series! I’m a woman, according to my Facebook insights it’s pretty likely that you’re a woman, so I thought over the next six weeks I’d crash test some wines made by women.  Hey, why not?!? First up is Sarah Fletcher, maker of Alta wines from the Adelaide Hills.  […]

{Crash Test Wine} Women and Wine Series

Sarah Fletcher winemaker

I love wine, CrashHubby loves wine.  I used to work in the industry, he still does.  When I started this blog, I fully intended to crash test some wines.   However, having adrenal fatigue has meant that I’ve had to give my favourite drops a bit of a rest ;)  As I’m starting to feel better, […]

{Condition Report} I failed . . . big time.

I think it has been a week since I committed to absolute abstinence when it comes to coffee, wine and chocolate.  I say think, because it feels like a month.  I’ve been sick with a stupid cold/flu for nearly two weeks now. My head is pounding. Stuff this, I’m off to lie down for a […]