2009 Rodney Strong Chardonnay Chalk Hill

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He says: Ahhhhhh, thank you, Rodney Strong!

She says: A gem of a wine for the price. Need I say more.

2007 Seghesio Family Vineyards Zinfandel Old Vine

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She says: Definitely my least favourite of the two Zinfandels

He says: I recommend you drink it as a chaser for Jägermeister – it’ll help it to taste more like a glass of wine.

2007 Ridge Three Valleys

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She says: …it was a great example of a blend being better than it’s parts.

He says: …it didn’t make me love Zinfandel, and that’s what I was hoping for.

Wine truths

“I went on a rigorous diet that eliminated alcohol, fat and sugar. In two weeks, I lost 14 days.”
by Tim Maia, Brazilian singer-songwriter

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.