Keith Richards has been accused of drinking nails and pissing rust. Closer to home, Philip White has been chasing the best bittersweet tincture from China to help nail the tumour that’s taken up residence.
Philip White recommends the first solo wines of winemaker Liz Heidenreich, who’s doing her own thing having left Clare’s Sevenhill Cellars.
Mostly, we hear about the winners, but Philip White has a bit of a ponder on the vast number of losers at regional and state wine shows.
Whitey has found a new favourite Riesling, which he thinks will be a winner with hardcore fans of Burgundy.
Philip White takes a taste of five wines in Yalumba’s $15 Y series.
Liquor is quicker? Pot is not? Philip White says it’s time we forgot the puerile ’50s wit of Ogden Nash and prepared for a new world of intoxicating literature.