Wine Code Breaker #358

2019 L.A.S Vino TNT Touriga Nacional Tinta Cao, Margaret River, Western Australia Wagner’s 1876 opera, Götterdämmerung, is the last of the four musical and theatrical masterpieces that are better know as the The Ring of the Nibelung or the Ring for short.  This cycle tells the story of the killing of Siegfried by Hagen with a stab in the back.  Of course,Continue reading “Wine Code Breaker #358”

Wine Code Breaker #332

2016 Blue Poles Allouran Merlot Cabernet Franc, Margaret River, Western Australia Blue Poles is an abstract painting by Jackson Pollock that was purchased by the National Gallery of Australia in 1973 for a lazy $1.3 million.  A controversial purchase it was and today, this painting, originally titled Number 11, is valued at over $350 million. This controversy inspiredContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #332”

Wine Code Breaker #287

2014 Devil’s Lair Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Western Australia One from the archives of 2019…One of the earliest sites evidencing human occupation in Australia is named as Devil’s Lair.  Located in the southwest of Western Australia, it is a large single-chamber cave that has had artefacts discovered dating back around 50,000 years.  To help usContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #287”