In my latest tasting of 125 cabernets and blends, there were some hum-dingers.
Where to start? Best Australian wines? Best imports? Best current release wines? Best value for money wines? There are simply too many ways to tackle the question.
The Margaret River wine region celebrated its 50th anniversary in style recently with an enlarged Gourmet Escape weekend, which featured several wonderful tastings.
My latest chardonnay tasting of 118 wines yielded 17 wines scoring gold-ribbon or above; another 19 scoring 93 to 94 points.