Category Archives: Tastings & Dinner Party Wines

Vinteloper Wines. 8th Cellar Series at Bad Apples Bar, Applecross.

The Bad Apples Bar in Applecross hosts a regular cellar series, where they showcase a winery and have the winemaker in attendance to discuss and take the guests through each of the wines, all served with matching food. Previously, they

Vinteloper Wines. 8th Cellar Series at Bad Apples Bar, Applecross.

The Bad Apples Bar in Applecross hosts a regular cellar series, where they showcase a winery and have the winemaker in attendance to discuss and take the guests through each of the wines, all served with matching food. Previously, they

Wine Century Meeting #7

Meeting number 7 saw us meet for the first time at the Raffles Hotel on the 4th March 2014. Summary of our progress so far can be found here, along with links to all our previous tastings. A bit of

Wine Century Meeting #7

Meeting number 7 saw us meet for the first time at the Raffles Hotel on the 4th March 2014. Summary of our progress so far can be found here, along with links to all our previous tastings. A bit of

Grand Cru Riesling Tasting. 26th March 2014.

I recently joined a tasting group who have called themselves the “Grand Cru”. We have now met twice and have enjoyed tasting some good wine with like minded people. Last meeting was held at the Butterworth Bar & Kitchen in

Grand Cru Riesling Tasting. 26th March 2014.

I recently joined a tasting group who have called themselves the “Grand Cru”. We have now met twice and have enjoyed tasting some good wine with like minded people. Last meeting was held at the Butterworth Bar & Kitchen in

Wine Century Meeting #6

Meeting number 6 saw us back at Steve’s Fine wine and food on the 16th October 2013. Summary of our progress so far can be found here, along with links to all our previous tastings. We had only met for

Wine Century Meeting #6

Meeting number 6 saw us back at Steve’s Fine wine and food on the 16th October 2013. Summary of our progress so far can be found here, along with links to all our previous tastings. We had only met for

Wine Century Meeting #5

The fifth wine century challenge saw us back at Bad Apples Bar on the 24th September 2013. This time the guys at Bad Apples Bar presented a range of wines where all but one were sourced from Untapped Fine wines.

Wine Century Meeting #5

The fifth wine century challenge saw us back at Bad Apples Bar on the 24th September 2013. This time the guys at Bad Apples Bar presented a range of wines where all but one were sourced from Untapped Fine wines.

Steves Fine Wine and Food 100 Point Wine Dinner. 4th September 2013

Hosted by Rob Breden of The Ventoux Wine Company and Stacey Sheppard of Untapped Fine Wines. Held in the intimate surrounds of Steves underground cellar. The idea of the night was to present wines that have a pedigree of achieving

Steves Fine Wine and Food 100 Point Wine Dinner. 4th September 2013

Hosted by Rob Breden of The Ventoux Wine Company and Stacey Sheppard of Untapped Fine Wines. Held in the intimate surrounds of Steves underground cellar. The idea of the night was to present wines that have a pedigree of achieving

Castelli Estate’s 5 Red Star celebrations. 5th September 2013

With the release of James Halliday’s 2014 Wine Companion, Castelli Estate was awarded 5 red stars as a winery. 5 red stars means “best of the best” in a region. Which region? The Great Southern region of WA. Consider these

Castelli Estate’s 5 Red Star celebrations. 5th September 2013

With the release of James Halliday’s 2014 Wine Companion, Castelli Estate was awarded 5 red stars as a winery. 5 red stars means “best of the best” in a region. Which region? The Great Southern region of WA. Consider these

Perth Rare Wine Dinner, 18 May 2013

Back in May I attended a wine dinner, staged at 1907 Restaurant and organised by Shannon Noble’s Rare Wine Dinners.      Background Rare Wine Dinners is based in Sydney and I have been keeping an eye on previous dinners he

Perth Rare Wine Dinner, 18 May 2013

Back in May I attended a wine dinner, staged at 1907 Restaurant and organised by Shannon Noble’s Rare Wine Dinners.      Background Rare Wine Dinners is based in Sydney and I have been keeping an eye on previous dinners he

4th Wine Century Meeting

We headed into the city for our 4th gathering of the Wine Century group on the 10th of July 2013. Follow these links to see what we tried on our first, second and third gatherings. We were fortunate enough to

4th Wine Century Meeting

We headed into the city for our 4th gathering of the Wine Century group on the 10th of July 2013. Follow these links to see what we tried on our first, second and third gatherings. We were fortunate enough to

The wines of Bannockburn

Bannockburn Masterclass – 24th July 2013      I was very fortunate to be invited to a tasting master class of the wines of Bannockburn and meet its passionate winemaker, Michael Glover. The tasting was hosted by Bannockburn’s distributors, Fine

The wines of Bannockburn

Bannockburn Masterclass – 24th July 2013      I was very fortunate to be invited to a tasting master class of the wines of Bannockburn and meet its passionate winemaker, Michael Glover. The tasting was hosted by Bannockburn’s distributors, Fine