The founder of the original Wirra Wirra winery stole the Pie Cart, why not name a wine after him!

The Dr and the Chef ventured down to McLaren Vale to visit Wirra Wirra Wines, one of the Vale's oldest wineries and originally established in 1894 by RS Wigley. We were shown around this wine by Chief Winemaker Paul Smith, who also regaled us of the story of Mr Wigley.... From one of the oldest grenache blocks in McLaren Vale, came the opportunity to create a wine whose heritage dates back to our founder Robert Strangways Wigley’s time. Wigley was an eccentric whose lust for life had at times seen him fall foul of the law in his home town. In fact,

The founder of the original Wirra Wirra winery stole the Pie Cart, why not name a wine after him!2018-07-07T08:35:39+00:00

What goes into Blending Wirra Wirra Church Block?

The Dr and the Chef were invited to Wirra Wirra Wines to experience how they make Church Block. We met with Paul Smith Chief Winemaker for Wirra Wirra, who took us on a tour of the wine, and how it is normally blended....then he let Nicholas Llewellyn (the Chef) have a go at blending our own version.

What goes into Blending Wirra Wirra Church Block?2018-07-10T13:47:28+00:00

How do the various Wirra Wirra Shiraz compare? What is the difference?

The Dr and the Chef ventured down to Wirra Wirra in South Australia's McLaren Vale wine region to get a look at some of the top shiraz from different parts of McLaren Vale. We talked about Wirra Wirra's rich history and moved on to look at some great Shiraz's in detail. Three top Wirra Wirra Shiraz Wirra Wirra Catapult - lighter and succulant for $25 Wirra Wirra Woodhenge Shiraz - vibrant dark fruit flavours for $35 2015 RSW Shiraz - rich and bold for $70 Our thanks to Sam Temme General Manager and Paul Smith, Winemaker. What food would you match a

How do the various Wirra Wirra Shiraz compare? What is the difference?2018-07-12T08:21:28+00:00

Are you looking for a cracking Chardonnay? Then check this out.

The Dr and the Chef visited Randal Tomich at the Tomich Wines Cellar door in South Australia. Randal showed us through the Tomich wines Single Vineyard, Single Block, Adelaide Hills, Chardonnay. This wine is part of the Woodside Vineyard range. We taste this wine, and get a few stories on the way through from Randal. Watch this latest episode of the Dr and the Chef and let us know what you think?

Are you looking for a cracking Chardonnay? Then check this out.2018-07-11T12:44:00+00:00

Wine Masterclass – How to Cut the top off your wine bottle with a Sword

The Dr and the Chef visited Randal Tomich at the Tomich Wines Cellar door in South Australia. We asked Randal to conduct a masterclass on how to cut the top off your sparkling wine bottle with a Sword. You have got to see this to believe it! And the wine tastes fabulous too. Watch this latest episode of the Dr and the Chef and let us know what you think?

Wine Masterclass – How to Cut the top off your wine bottle with a Sword2018-07-11T12:37:21+00:00