Saturday, January 24, 2015

Swirl Sniff Spit's Overseas Experience

Andrew Nielsen - Le Grappin
Tickets are available for Swirl, Sniff, Spit's February tasting; via ticketing platform Eventbrite, here.

Wanderlust! The early history of (white settlement in) Australia is full of the legends of intrepid explorers, of those seeking new frontiers and pushing new boundaries. The modern inception of that is OE, the beloved Overseas Experience.

Winemakers are no exception. Seeking inspiration from classic wines made overseas, drinking them in copious amounts too. And then there are those winemakers who take the time to make wines overseas, either on a permanent basis, to undertake vintage or just produce something under their own name elsewhere.

Can you see where this is heading....? So, pop Tuesday 17th February in your Swirl Sniff Spit heads off for a bit of OE (passport not required).

Provisional Line-up (subject to change, vintage availability): 

Ulithorne Vermentinu 2013 @UlithorneWine
Timo Mayer Kemstal Kabinett Riesling Twitter 2011 n/a

Croser Tunakilla Riesling 2008 @Tapanappa
Le Grappin Beaune 1er Cru Les Greves Blanc @legrappin

Jane Eyre Sauvigny Les Baunes Aux Vergelesses 1er Cru 2011 @JaneEyreWines

Le Grappin 1er Boucherottes @legrappin

2 Men in Mendoza Uco Valley Malbec 2012 @TwoMenInMendoza
Jed Argentinian Cab Franc @JedWines

L'Imposteur Collioure AOC 2010 @MonsieurFoster
Fletcher Barolo 'Alta Pete' 2010 @FletcherWines

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