Archive for the ‘Wine’ Category

Amisfield Central Otago Pinot Noir 2008

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

The last bottle of Amisfield Central Otago Pinot Noir 2008 in existence… superb…


Amisfield Central Otago Pinot Noir 2008

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Amazing! 10/10. No, 15/10! Buy some now before its gone forever!!


C J Pask 2008 Cabernet Merlot Malbec

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Really good. Really really good with a great steak. Price a but higher than normal at $17. 4.8/5

Road Works Merlot Cabernet Franc 2008

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Road Works Merlot Cabernet Franc 2008: an outstanding red wine from Waiheke Island, New Zealand. And on special it can be had for under $9. Highly recommended, 5/5.

Roaring Meg Pinot Noir 2009

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Roaring Meg Pinot Noir 2009 from Central Otago. One of the best Pinot Noir wines I’ve had, 5/5 highly recommended.

Wild Rock Merlot Malbec 2008

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Wild Rock Merlot Malbec 2008, silver in the New World wine awards, 5 stars from Cuisine magazine. 5/5 from me, an outstanding red. We had it with fish pie, and although in summer I’d rather pair it with a Sav, they went together very well.

Russian Jack Pinot Noir 2009

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

The first of the New World 2010 Wine Awards that I’ve tried, the Russian Jack Pinot Noir 2009 won a gold medal and was about $15. It’s an excellent wine that went perfectly with the pizza I had with it. It also didn’t stain my teeth and lips purple like most other reds. 5/5. You can read more about it here:

Kim Crawford Friends with Benefits

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Friends with benefits….hmmmm not so much.


Wine was pretty good though, cheap too!


Kim Crawford 2008 Merlot Diamond Series

Dinner 24 Feb 2010

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

Streaky Bacon, Sealord Tuna Heat and Eat Sweet and Sour flavour on Basmati Rice cooked with Extra Virgin Olive Oil infused with Chili, topped with a sprinkling of Cajun seasoning, with a side of frozen mixed vegetables.

Served with Delegat Reserve Hawkes Bay Merlot 2007.

Total time to prepare and cook: Under 15 minutes.



Gunn Estate Pinot Noir 2008

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Damn, that is some tasty shit, yo.

Some Pinot Noirs can be nasty. But this one is superb. Highly recommended, 5/5.