Category Archives: Shiraz

Mister Shiraz 2013

I enjoyed Majestic’s Lady Sauvignon from Chile, and as this wine had the same label artist I thought I’d give it a go.  Once again, my tendency to be won over by label art is not something that I’m proud of and not a strategy I’d recommend to others … but it’s so pretty. I… Read More »

Famille Perrin Cotes du Ventoux Rouge 2012

When I hear “Ventoux” my first thought is always the Tour de France stage, rather than the appellation.  Unlike most wines, I get to see the slopes where this wine is grown on TV every year, and it goes past much slower than most Tour de France countryside.  The Mont Ventoux stage is brutal, and… Read More »

Albacore Shiraz 2009

Naming a wine after a tuna fish is a little strange.  I like tuna as much as the next person, probably quite a bit more than the next person, but still I don’t think I’d name my wine after it.  Now I come to think of it, I haven’t given anywhere near enough thought to… Read More »