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    Quote Originally Posted by Mod-Degrassi View Post
    Why hello Nancy

    I wondered why the name Jim Barry was familiar - then I remembered I went to a fancy dinner & matched wine evening featuring Jim Barry wines last year.

    The Riesling was lovely (in fact, it was the only wine I tasted that really spoke to me).
    Haha hello! Wine always an enticement to post

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    Another fan of Pikes Reisling here, and Jim Barry. Also really like Wynn's Riesling.

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    Picked up this bad boy this afternoon:

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    I must say I'm enjoying it so far

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    This thread is making want a glass of wine but I'm trying to have an alcohol free day!! I usually have NZ SBs but occasionally get a verdelho. I like the Tempus Two one. Not sure if that's to your taste, I don't know much about wine except that I like it!!

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    Another vote here for Chardonnay and Riesling. Contrary to popular believe Riesling is not sweet by definition, but types can be.

    I also second the wine club option - vinomofo has awesome deals. They have other labels I think are made specifically for them, so if you know regions etc and use google you can often work out what vineyards they could be from. They often have cheeky names and are cheap as chips but delicious.

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    I'll out myself again and say my daily drink 😮 is de bortoli semillon Sauvignon blanc. Yes it's a cask. A 4L cask 😂 but I find it very easy drinking. If I were to buy bottles I like a straight semillon, a nice dry Riesling or a Pinot Grigio which I find quite mellow.
    Also not a fan of Marlborough Sauvignon blanc I find it a bit cloying and gives me a headache.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoThisIsLove View Post
    Cant go past a good rose imo. I LOVE Rockford Alacante and Woodstock Grenache Rose'

    For a different sav blanc I like the wicks estate sav blanc and NZ Secret stone.
    Omgeee. We got a couple of Alicante for christmas. .. it's in our wine fridge! Very very hard to get up here. Yum!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tamtam View Post
    Omgeee. We got a couple of Alicante for christmas. .. it's in our wine fridge! Very very hard to get up here. Yum!
    You poor things. Its my fave 💕 Enjoy!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gingermillie View Post
    I'll out myself again and say my daily drink 😮 is de bortoli semillon Sauvignon blanc. Yes it's a cask. A 4L cask 😂 but I find it very easy drinking. If I were to buy bottles I like a straight semillon, a nice dry Riesling or a Pinot Grigio which I find quite mellow.
    Also not a fan of Marlborough Sauvignon blanc I find it a bit cloying and gives me a headache.
    Pig bag ha ha I'm drinking cask wine as I type so you are in good company. Mine is the Berri Rose' not too bad for $16 for 5 litres! 😆

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    Try something local!

    Our region is known for Chardonnay and Shiraz, but the Pinot Gris/Grigio is spectacular as is our Riesling. There is also a massive difference in local Sauv Blancs compared to NZ, but I'm totally off Sauv.

    Also try Prosecco. When made well it is delish!


 

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