Attica has a low-key shop frontage in an ordinary-looking street in an ordinary-looking suburb 9km from central Melbourne called Ripponlea.
Earlier this year Stuart Knox penned a couple of pieces about his journey to opening Fix Wine Bar + Restaurant so, with the end of the year looming he thought he would return to this winding tale.
Some of the great food and wine combinations have evolved over centuries between the wine of a particular region and food, or perhaps a combination of foods, from the same region.
It’s Margaret River week on The Real Review and of course Margaret River is famous for its cabernet but about 50% of the region is planted to white varieties, the other 50%, of course, red.
This week in The Real Review we’re talking about Margaret River and of course Margaret River is synonymous with cabernet sauvignon, as one of the great cabernet sauvignon regions of the world, not just Australia.
This week The Real Review is featuring Organic Wines. We have here three pinot noirs, all produced organically.
This week The Real Review is featuring Organic Wines. We have here two shirazes from the same region, McLaren Vale, South Australia.
This week The Real Review is featuring Organic Wines. We have here two organically-produced wines based on sauvignon blanc grape.
This week at The Real Review is all about Top Value wines and we have here three Top Value cabernets and one cabernet shiraz.
It’s springtime in Sydney and coming on summer so what better time to drink some light-bodied, fresh, clean, new vintage, Top Value whites.