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#1 joolz

Posted 26 November 2012 - 04:53 PM

Hi all,
Im after a nice pinot gris or sauvignon blanc for my DS's school teacher for her Xmas thankyou gift.
Any suggestions ( dont want to break the bank, either!!)
Cheers in advance,
Julia.

#2 SkeptiHandsOnMum

Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:48 PM

Boatshed Bay Sav Blanc - can get it around the $15 mark

Tupari Pinot Grigio (their Sav Blanc is okay) - a bit dearer at about $25

Pear Tree Sav Blanc - generally around $20

Or go for something nice with a quirky label - my favourite being Squealing Pig Sav Blanc at around the $15-$20

If you want cheaper, Peter Lehmann Pinot Grigio is lovely at about $12.



#3 ASDivine

Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:56 PM

All of the above.

Edited by ASDivine, 01 December 2012 - 10:08 PM.


#4 sammyv

Posted 26 November 2012 - 05:56 PM

Oyster Bay Sauv Blanc - currently having a glass now.

#5 KnightsofNi

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:11 PM

I am really enjoying http://m.danmurphys.com.au/product/DM_9037...-semillon#index at the moment.

I know nothing about wine though.

#6 RainyDays

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:19 PM

QUOTE (sammyv @ 26/11/2012, 05:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oyster Bay Sauv Blanc - currently having a glass now.


This is one I enjoy too.

#7 Brutta Borgia

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:21 PM

T'Gallant Imogen Pinot Gris is very nice, about $18 a bottle...

#8 SkeptiHandsOnMum

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:27 PM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 26/11/2012, 07:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
T'Gallant Imogen Pinot Gris is very nice, about $18 a bottle...

I think they do the Juliette Pinot Gris too? It is also nice.

#9 Brutta Borgia

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:30 PM

QUOTE (skepticaemia @ 26/11/2012, 07:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I think they do the Juliette Pinot Gris too? It is also nice.

Ooh thanks! Will keep my eye out for it!

#10 Shooz

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:32 PM

I agree oyster bay sauv Blanc is lovely.

#11 SkeptiHandsOnMum

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:36 PM

http://danmurphys.com.au/product/DM_133732...et-pinot-grigio
For you, Lucretia

#12 Brutta Borgia

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:37 PM

Thanks original.gif

#13 BJBubbles

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:42 PM

Pizzini do a really nice Pinot Grigio
http://danmurphys.com.au/product/DM_908057...ni-pinot-grigio



#14 SkeptiHandsOnMum

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:46 PM

I blame this thread for my next Dan Murphy's mixed dozen.


#15 Brutta Borgia

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:51 PM

Ha! Tonight was meant to be my alcohol free night (doctors orders...sad.gif..) now I really want a glass!

#16 imamumto3

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:06 PM

QUOTE (sammyv @ 26/11/2012, 06:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Oyster Bay Sauv Blanc - currently having a glass now.

this is my fav.  wouldnt mind a glass now!

#17 LynnyP

Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:14 PM

Primo Estate Joseph Pinot Grigio.  Gorgeous.

#18 vanessa71

Posted 26 November 2012 - 08:43 PM

My favourite sauv. blanc is Secret Stone. I also like the Juliet Pinot Gris.




#19 i-candi

Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:06 PM

When DS was in primary we bought a bottle of wine from the region he was born in.

We just got DD's teacher the same (she wasn't born in a wine producing region). Both kids sewed a Christmas material bottle cover (that was stressful part for me lol)

#20 PurpleWitch

Posted 26 November 2012 - 10:55 PM

If you like Oyster Bay, try Lanas bike!

I'm currently drinking Watershed Sav Blanc. Yum!

#21 Le-a

Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:06 PM

Please buy Aussie wines and support the Aussie wine industry!

If you buy a SB from a cool climate region from either the 2011 or 2012 vintage, you should be right. SB starts to look a bit daggy once its passed three years old. original.gif

#22 joolz

Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:16 PM

Thanks Ladies, you are the best.
And those who mentioned T'Gallant - are you Peninsula girls?

#23 wonder woman

Posted 27 November 2012 - 01:04 PM

It's a shame you didn't post sooner - during Click Frenzy, 1st Choice had 12 bottles of Fairhall Cliffs Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc for only $80!
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/sear...c-dozen_1141096





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