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Laura Pearse
 
16 May 2020 | Laura Pearse

Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Fortifieds

As we're coming into colder weather, it's time to get the fire blazing & dive into our stickies & fortified. We will take a look at our: - Tawny - Liqueur Muscat We'll be talking about tasting notes, food pairing, and in particular ageing fortified, the fortification process & how the Swan Valley is unique for its dessert wines.  Continue »

Time Posted: 16/05/2020 at 7:20 PM Permalink to Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Fortifieds Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
9 May 2020 | Laura Pearse

Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Sparkling

Let's explore Sparkling Wine. How is it made, what is different about Champagne? How do Sparkling wines age and what is Methode Champenoise? What do brut and extra brut mean?  Continue »

Time Posted: 09/05/2020 at 7:03 PM Permalink to Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Sparkling Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
2 May 2020 | Laura Pearse

Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Shiraz

Let's explore Shiraz, why bother aging it? What difference do soil and climate make to a red wine? Discover our exceptional Reserve Shiraz & how its unique micro-climate influences its character.  Continue »

Time Posted: 02/05/2020 at 7:42 PM Permalink to Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Shiraz Permalink
Stephen Wallace
 
26 April 2020 | Stephen Wallace

Best Recipes & Wine Pairings

We have gone crazy about cooking. Here are our favourites. We want to know what new recipes you have been trying so we can share ideas & give us all some new inspiration!  Continue »

Time Posted: 26/04/2020 at 1:00 PM Permalink to Best Recipes & Wine Pairings Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
25 April 2020 | Laura Pearse

Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Chardonnay

Chardonnay divides the world. Love an oak aged Chardonnay or prefer a crisp, fresh unwooded style of wine or maybe a Sparkling Chardonnay is your thing? Let's explore this white wine style. How oak and oak barrels are used and how Chardonnay ages and matures over time.  Continue »

Time Posted: 25/04/2020 at 7:11 PM Permalink to Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Chardonnay Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
19 April 2020 | Laura Pearse

Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Trio of Reds

Red wine tasting at home. Let's look at three different red wines starting with a Grenache - a lighter red wine, then a medium-bodied blend of Cabernet Sauvignon & Merlot finishing with a big, bold full-bodied Petit Verdot. All the differences explained!  Continue »

Time Posted: 19/04/2020 at 1:52 PM Permalink to Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Trio of Reds Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
14 April 2020 | Laura Pearse

Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Verdelho

Take a free 1/2 hour Verdelho masterclass with Upper Reach Winery  Continue »

Time Posted: 14/04/2020 at 4:42 PM Permalink to Wine Tasting Masterclass at Home | Verdelho Permalink
Laura Pearse
 
28 August 2019 | Laura Pearse

Tasting etiquette at a winery- what to do? And how to look like you know what you are doing!

Let’s face it, we all find walking in to a winery for wine tasting a little daunting. What do I ask for? how do the tastings go? Here are some things you should know before you head off to your local wine region this weekend.  Continue »

Time Posted: 28/08/2019 at 3:30 PM Permalink to Tasting etiquette at a winery- what to do? And how to look like you know what you are doing! Permalink
Stephen Wallace
 
7 February 2019 | Stephen Wallace

My First Vintage

Wine doesn't make itself you know! Find out how to make wine and what its really like in the winery.  Continue »

Time Posted: 07/02/2019 at 1:00 PM Permalink to My First Vintage Permalink
Stephen Wallace
 
9 October 2018 | Stephen Wallace

What Wines Should I Be Ageing?

Everything I need to know about cellaring wine. How do I know when to drink it? What happens in the bottle? Can I age all wine? Read on...  Continue »

Time Posted: 09/10/2018 at 2:30 PM Permalink to What Wines Should I Be Ageing? Permalink