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Review: 2010 Greg Norman Shiraz

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.gregnormanestateswine.com/ The “Great White Shark”, Greg Norman – pro golfer turned wine lover back in the 1970s has been having wines produced under his name for quite awhile now. This particular Shiraz is from the Limestone Coast of Australia and would pair quite well with grilled meats. Technical Data: Appellation Limestone […]

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2009 Molly Dooker Carnival of Love – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: www.mollydookerwines.com I love the name of this wine as – to me – it reflects the fun and somewhat non-conformist attitude of Sparky and Sarah. It’s a  $90 Shiraz that’s ready to go Chuck Norris on your palate and karate-chop to shreds any kind of heavily sauced / bbq meats […]

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2009 Molly Dooker Velvet Glove – Review

By Duane Pemberton Winery website: http://www.mollydookerwines.com.au To me, wine is always about place, time and who you’re with. It’s as emotional as love can be – and like love, should get better with time. For Molly Dooker’s winemakers, Sparky and Sarah, love and passion are what drives them to produce the best possible bottle they […]

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2009 Molly Dooker Blue Eyed Boy Shiraz

For owners and winemakers, Sparky and Sarah, winemaking is about having fun, keeping it real and producing wines that people will flock to in droves. Of course it helps to have cool labels, but inside the bottle lies pure nirvana for fans of the new-world style of winemaking. It’s definitely NOT for everyone, however, it […]

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A pair of 2007 Reds from John Duval

There is perhaps no more well-known Australian winemaker, in America, than John Duval. The pedigree and fame he acquired back in the glory-days of Penfold’s Estate have been well-deserved and have continued to this day to follow John around. His approach to making world-class wines has clearly spoke for itself over the years – get out […]

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Kangarilla Road from down-under – Review

Kangarila Road winery, located in the McLaren Value appellation of Australia, has been producing wines since it acquired its land back in 1997. Owner, Kevin O’Brien prides himself in producing everyday wines that have a distinct reflection of the down-under attitude, flare and style.  Priced to be relatively affordable, these wines fall into the $14-25 […]

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2006 2up Shiraz

Winery Link I figured it was about time to head across the Pacific and pull in a couple of wines from Austrailia – you know- the land “down under”? Home of the “Crocodile Hunter”, Foster’s “It’s Austrailian for Beer”, Austrailian Rules Football and other famous things? Yeah, those folks – they really do make a […]

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