SA Drink Of The Week

The South Australian Drink Of The Week is how we launch our show each week. We taste a locally made wine, beer, spirit or soft drink and critique it in a not-so-conventional way. Looking for a good drop? Browse through our tasting notes.

Nippys Apple Juice

We had a very different SA Drink Of The Week this week because Nippys Apple Juice was much more palatable at 9am on a Saturday morning than a South Australian Shiraz. Well, Nigel disagreed but Steve won the day because he was paying! Thanks to the Tonsley Hotel for...

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2010 Glen Eldon Old Vine Shiraz Eden Valley

We were treated to a 2010 Glen Eldon Old Vine Shiraz from Eden Valley this week, for The Adelaide Show Podcast 253. Campbelltown Mayor Simon Brewer has become a fan of the winery and was looking forward to sharing it on the show. After it opened up on the very cool...

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2014 Fox Creek Short Row Shiraz

For The Adelaide Show Podcast 252, our South Australian Drink Of The Week was the 2014 Fox Creek Short Row Shiraz. Steve had this one tucked away for a while and thought it would be the perfect match for our vertically-challenged guest, Greg Clark 😉 Greg admitted to...

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2015 GISA Ellipsis GSM

We opened the 2015 GISA Ellipsis GSM as the South Australian Drink Of The Week on The Adelaide Show Podcast 249 because our guest, Les Parsons, chatted with his mate "Mat" about what wine would be a great South Aussie drop to share. It turns out that Mat was actually...

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2016 Ingoldby Shiraz

For episode 248 of The Adelaide Show Podcast, the SA Drink Of The Week was the 2016 Ingoldby Shiraz. As it turned out, our hosts, Leo Gaggl and John Ruciak from BrightCookie Pty Ltd and the Growing Data Foundation, had a "superb" collection of wine glasses, due out...

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2014 Turkey Flat Butchers Block GSM

The 2014 Turkey Flat Butchers Block GSM is the South Australian Drink Of The Week, courtesy of this week's guest, Stephen Yarwood. Stephen let us rifle through his cellar to pick something that was ready to drink now and we chose this wine amid some big, bold wines...

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2015 Joseph MODA Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot

Our guests, Ben Owen and Eszter Vasenszky, chose the 2015 Joseph MODA Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot as the SA Drink Of The Week in episode 246 of The Adelaide Show. They did so because they LOVE everything produced under the Joseph label by Primo Estates, from wine to...

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2016 Artis Adelaide Hills Single Vineyard Syrah

Our South Australian Drink Of The Week for The Adelaide Show Podcast episode 245, was the 2016 Artis Adelaide Hills Single Vineyard Syrah. Our guest, Matthew Michalewicz, chose this because the winemaker from Artis Wines, Andrew Miller, was one of Matt's first friends...

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2014 Grosset Gaia Cabernet Blend Clare Valley

Our discussions about ears, noses, and throats, was well lubricated by some bottles of the 2014 Grosset Gaia Cabernet Blend Clare Valley in the home of Dr Michael Schultz. Michael has long been a fan of Grosset wines, ever since he opened one of their Rieslings on...

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2010 Mitchell Sevenhill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon

Sitting around a table with esteemed wine writer, Philip White, we tasted a 2010 Mitchell Sevenhill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon as the South Australian Drink Of The Week. We were surrounded by hundreds of wine bottles and a similar quantity of boxes and packages that...

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2017 Ochota Barrels Single Vineyard Grenache

When our guest in episode 242, Ralf Hadzic (formerly, Fat Cat), said he's select an interesting wine for the SA Drink Of The Week, he presented us with a 2017 Ochota Barrels Single Vineyard Grenache. Get prepared, he said, because this is one of the natural wines...

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Is It News scores for 2018:

After episode 246
Nigel: 5
Steve: 11

Is It News scores for 2018:

After episode 246
Andrew Reimer: 3
Steve Davis: 10

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