Chris Ringland

Chris Ringland

Ebenezer Shiraz 2005

A pleasant surprise… even better day 2! — 14 days ago

Hope Family Wines

Treana Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon Syrah 2018

An excellent blend of 75 % Cabernet and 25% Syrah. It went well with the ribeye steak at California Pizza Kitchen. Many thanks to Chris and Ron for bringing it to our vacation in Solana Beach. — 21 days ago

Pollard Vineyards

Pollard Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

Great wine! You can definitely tell the Chris Camarda (of Andrew Will) influence. To me medium alcohol. Red and black fruited, laced with graphite (pencil shavings) and dusty earth. There’s this nice aroma of worn leather. — a month ago

Chris Ringland

Barossa Shiraz

Never disappoints! — 10 days ago

Nancy Walker

Horseplay Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon

Super tasty! Chris was too distracted to notice :/ will try again — 17 days ago

Chris Macek
with Chris

La Terrasse de La Garde

Pessac-Léognan Red Bordeaux Blend 2017

Chris and Becky brought for wine tasting and Dan’s fave. 16 squid reduced in Sainsbury’s — a month ago

Gundlach Bundschu

Heritage Selection Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir 2016


Pat’s back.

Nice vanilla, cherry, cola notes. Well-balanced and well-integrated oak. Went well with meatloaf and friends. From Chris Lynch’s parents to Wes and Elizabeth.
— a month ago

Clarendon Hills

Astralis Syrah 2005

Dense dark crimson, almost black in colour - opaque. Lots to unfurl on the nose with initial aromas of Tar, Black pepper, plum, black and blue fruits, dark chocolate and a herbal nuance. Densely packed and full bodied. Obviously the product of old vines. The vineyard was planted over a hundred years ago in 1920. One of those unique wines that has the ability to be full bodied and elegant at the same time. Never heavy, you could drink this all night. Still has latent energy at 16 years of age. An aristocratic Shiraz in company with the world’s finest. Jay Miller had an erudite comment when he said that the only competition for this wine comes from the likes of Guigal, Chapoutier, Chave, Krankl, and Ringland. I would be patriotic in addition to Chris Ringland, and include Peter Gago and Fraser McKinlay. Roman Bratasiuk is the winemaker of Astralis- which is made from a 4 hectare paddock in Blewitt Springs, McLaren Vale. — a month ago

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Ceccherini Cristiano

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One of my favourite Oz shiraz/syrah.
For what it matters i fully agree with you, very few shiraz/syrah like the Astralis in the world. Well said mate.


Tether Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Blend

Awesome celebration dinner with Chris and Troy and Arthur J’s — a month ago