Archive for May, 2009

Penfolds – 2002 St Henri Shiraz

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

Even after 6 hours decanting time this wine is still very tight and closed up. The nose is fragrant savoury smells along with liquorice, some dark berry – I’ve smelt this before but am unsure what is it. A dash of clove along with some Chocolatey characteristics. On the palate – there is fruit starts […]

Penfolds – “What’s customer service?”

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

I’m not too happy with Penfolds today – had a 2002 St Henri Shiraz (one of a 6 pack – this pack had 4 in it, and one of these remaining 4 had a leaky cork). After removing two for gifts I had placed other bottles into the box – 1x 2004 Wirra Wirra RSW […]

Microwaving beats boiling for cooking most veggies

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Microwaving beats boiling for cooking most veggies Dear people of the anti-microwave cult – the mob who say no I don’t want microwaved food it ruins – please allow me to direct you to some research that have quantified how much microwaving reduces the anti-oxidants within foods. Seems like many foods don’t mind this and […]