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Dr Zenzen Alcohol Free Riesling

Dr Zenzen Non-Alcoholic Riesling (Germany)

Dr Zenzen Non-Alcoholic Riesling: Review Before we start: If you are new to drinking non-alcoholic wine try my 2 minute Guide to Non-Alcoholic Wine. Dr Zenzen Non-Alcoholic Riesling is a non-vintage zero-alcohol white wine made in Germany. It has a clean pale lemon colour, and a clean light nose. Flavours of grapefruit, lime and peach. […]

Nimbin Valley Truffled Cow

Nimbin Valley Truffled Cow (Nimbin Valley, NSW)

Nimbin Valley Truffled Cow: Review Yummy. Nimbin Valley Truffled Cow is made from pasteurised cow’s milk using non-animal rennet. The ingredients list on the wrapper says onions, olive oil, truffle and portabello mushroom has been used making this cheese. The white-mould rind has medium intensity smells of truffle and green olive. Cutting inside reveals and […]

Woodside Cheese Saltbush

Woodside Cheese Saltbush (Adelaide Hills, SA)

Woodside Cheese Saltbush: Review Visually impressive and very strongly flavoured cheese. Woodside Cheese Saltbush is made by renowned cheese maker Kris Lloyd. It’s made from pasteurised goat’s milk and made with vegetarian rennet. The paste is white and on the firmer side of soft (similar to a Boursin cheese) while the outside is covered in […]

Hunter Belle Ashed Briebelle

Hunter Belle Ashed Briebelle (Hunter Valley, NSW)

Hunter Belle Ashed Briebelle: Review Delicious. As the name suggests Hunter Belle Ashed Briebelle is a brie-style cheese with ash within the rind. The cheese cheese of dairy with faint mushroom aromas. There’s great balance in the flavour within the mouth. Dairy is the most dominant flavour, however there are fungal and mineral elements there […]

Anderson Cellar Block Saperavi 2014

Anderson Cellar Block Saperavi 2014 (Rutherglen, VIC)

Anderson Cellar Block Saperavi: Review Very good complex aged wine made. Anderson Cellar Block Saperavi 2104 is made from hand picked and basket pressed grapes. The wine has a deep, clear ruby/purple colour and a clean, pronounced nose. There’s a lot going on in the flavour department. Dried and cooked blackberry, white pepper, liquorice, spices […]

Stone and Crow Curfew

Stone and Crow Curfew (Yarra Valley, VIC)

Stone and Crow Curfew: Review Vert enjoyable and very moreish hard goat’s milk cheese fom Victoria’s Yarra Valley. According to the marketing Stone and Crow Curfew comes as a result of cheesemaking during COVID lockdown, so I guess there will be only limited amounts of it. The is good intensity on the nose of fermented […]

Bohemia Sekt

Bohemia Sekt Non-Alcoholic Sparkling White (Germany)

Henkell & Co Bohemia Sekt Sparkling White: Review Before we start: If you are new to drinking non-alcoholic wine try my 2 minute Guide to Non-Alcoholic Wine. Bohemia Sekt Sparkling is a non-vintage zero-alcohol sparkling white wine made by Henkell & Co in Germany. It has a clean pale lemon colour, and a clean light […]

Boatshed Cheese Buffalo Blue

Boatshed Cheese Buffalo Blue (Mornington Peninsula, VIC)

Boatshed Cheese Buffalo Blue: Review Enjoyable soft cheese from Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula. Boatshed Cheese Buffalo Blue keep all the blue stuff on the outer rind, leaving that ivory white paste pure. The taste and aroma is very herbal, backed up by some minerality, and a slight bitterness in the aftertaste. It’s a bit different from […]

Shaw River Buffalo Mozzarella

Shaw River Buffalo Mozzarella (Gippsland, VIC)

Shaw River Buffalo Mozzarella: Review Enjoyable. This Shaw River Buffalo Mozzarella is a pasteurised buffalo milk cheese from Gippsland, Victoria. A soft, white cheese with a very thin rind and an even consistency. Low intensity aroma. Tastes of a blend of savoury, mineral and a bit of dairy. Well made simple stuff. Wine Matching | […]

Soumah Estate Savarro 2019

Soumah Estate Savarro 2019 (Yarra Valley, VIC)

Soumah Estate Savarro 2019: Review Very good wine made from the relatively obscure savignin grape that is associated with the Jura region of France, and genetic related to gewurztraminer. Soumah Estate Savarro 2019 is clear, pale lemon green colour. The nose is clean with medium intensity fruit aromas with a hint of honeysuckle . In […]

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