The ever-reliable Chateau Tahbilk Shiraz made a perfect accompaniment to a home-made pork terrine for a beautiful Sunday lunch.
Right now though, Californian dreamin' has become a reality, courtesy of some Dry Creek Vineyard Russian River Valley Chardonnay 2008 out of Sonoma. What a good wine.
New Zealand, responsible for a tsunami of Sauvignon Blanc, produces other wine varieties too. Say hello to NZ Pinot as Independent sommeliers Dan Sims and Ben Edwards conduct a drinking tour of the North and South Islands. Warning: this episode will give you diurnal fluctuations. (No sav blancs were harmed in this tasting.) Independent wine […]
Intrepid independent sommeliers Ben and Dan were in South America recently, tasting their way from Argentina to Chile (tough job innit?). What did they learn? Competition with Aussie wines is about to heat up.
Why do wine geeks love riesling? Which one is a bit like hot stones after the rain? And which riesling has "bath talc" characteristics? Find out on today's episode of Cheers TV.
Riesling is the wine geek's favourite white wine. Learn why as independent sommeliers Ben Edwards and Dan Sims conduct Riesling speed-dating with five gold medal wines.
The Rudd government might have dropped the ETS but that doesn’t mean you can’t help the earth... by drinking. Sommeliers Ben Edwards and Dan Sims taste three delicious Australian biodynamic wines.
Ah Pinot Noir. When it's great it's sensational, when it's bad it's just expensive. Cheers TV hosts Dan Sims and Ben Edwards talk through this tricky, moody, wonderful wine variety with some great examples.
Dan Sims and Ben Edwards might be independent sommeliers but they have a barrel to push. They reckon it's time to hang up your membership of the Anything But Chardonnay Club.