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RATS-VATS: Past Years’ Winners


Congratulations to VATS for their success on Tuesday evening. Dave put a very interesting selection together with a couple of stinkers for both red and whites! Tough one but the VATS came through with 426 to our 384 points. Thanks to VATS for hosting a fun evening with the very[…] Read More →

Tasting notes: Wildekrans 14 Mar 2013

Notes on Wildekrans tasting, 14 March 2013: # Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes More Info 1 Chenin Blanc 2011 Low: 14 High: 16Ave: 15 Medium straw colour with very slight touch of green. Citrus, granadilla, mineral, melon, apples, nectarine, floral, guava, citrus peel. Peachy nose, peachiness with extra nectarine acidity.[…] Read More →

Tasting Notes: Iona 7 Mar 2013

# Wine & Vintage Tasting Notes More Info 1 Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Ave: 16.5 Pale straw, green tinge. Nose a little closed, mineral, grassy, greengage. Dry, racy acidity, flavours follow through from nose, medium body, long finish, excellent palate weight. Contains a splash of Semillon. 2 Chardonnay 2009 Ave: 16.5+[…] Read More →


Not our proudest moment but here it is for the record anyway. Thanks to all who participated in a fun evening! Cellar Rats Top Tasters: 1 Craig Bracken 41 2 Sarah Newton 40 3 Sophia Dower 39 4 Heather Ralph 38 5 Christopher Cosgrove 38 6 Brett Chrystal 33 7[…] Read More →