Aww Man!! It is stinking hot today in most states of Australia today and looking worse tomorrow. I feel unbelievable envy for those who have air conditioning, and more than a modicum of pity for the tennis players in the Australian Open. However, Continue reading Clink – I can hear the ice cubes being dropped into wine glasses around Australia today!
It’s less than 2 weeks until Christmas and still time to organize those last minute staff drinks. With the heat of Summer also upon us, white, rose and sparkling is the vin du jour particularly for lunch or afternoon. For whites that are on the fruity side try the Richard Hamilton Sauvignon Blanc Semillon or the Peter Lehmann Eden Valley Riesling. For those who would like a crisp Chardonnay, Barwang 2007 Chardonnay is good value with just the right amount of oak.
For a bit of a sparkle, try a chilled down Moscato or perhaps the easy drinking Four Sisters NV Chardonnay Pinot Noir or drier Yarra Burn NV Premium Cuvee.
Continue reading Last minute Christmas Drinks ideas
Christmas is traditionally the time when a bottle of wine magics itself onto people’s desks from suppliers, clients or colleagues. It is always a nice way to show appreciation for special efforts, sales or in an attempt to win over hearts for the coming year.
The gift might be delivered by hand / courier or given at a Christmas lunch/dinner. It is usually better to deliver it in person if practical so that you get the full benefit from the gift. On the Gifts page, there are some suggestions and use the sparkling suggestion for the leaving gifts as well as the corporate gift suggestions. Here are 5 tips to help make the choosing just that little easier: Continue reading ‘Tis the season to give wine ………