After a summer/Christmas break, I thought we should start the year with a Bang! and a photo of the famous NYE fireworks in Sydney...We celebrated in style with some very good friends at Nick's Bar & Grill at King Street Wharf around a couple of seafood platters and some bottles of NZ Sauvignon Blanc, in this case (no, we didn't drink a case of it...) a Wither Hills 2010, probably a bit too young to my liking, as it tends to gain a lovely creaminess with age, but there is very little left of the previous vintages, in part due to my own addiction to that particular vineyard...(ouf, that was a very long sentence, wasn't it?).
Talking about wine, we had the chance to taste a particularly wide array of styles and origins over what the Aussies call the "crazy season", and thought it would make a perfect first entry for 2011. Read my tasting notes here on our "Wine" page.
Born in France, well travelled, relocated to Sydney in 1997.
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