PF Organic Shiraz No Preservatives Added 2016

I think in the rush to pronounce particular foods or additives as “good” or “bad”, sometimes things can be lost.  Sulphur dioxide (a preservative) in wine for example can engender caution and in some cases, concern.  Yet it is an active antimicrobial agent that helps minimise bacterial spoilage and red wine has substantially lower levels […]

Lowe Tinja Preservative Free Organic Shiraz 2015

I was fully prepared not to like this wine, expecting it might be more about being preservative free, than about being good wine.  Not so though.  I loved it.  Like walking into a winery, it has fresh, estery aromatics of blueberry and cherry.  Almost Beaujolais like.  The palate is not so much about depth or […]