• Tussock Jumper: Cabernet Sauvignon (2017)

    9 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Only a few days ago this week, we passed the midpoint of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. It's more than halfway over now, but there's undoubtedly plenty more cold weather to come. Time for another bottle of red wine to get us through to spring.
    Our wine this week is a Cabernet Sauvignon from Tussock Jumper Wines. There's a King Penguin on the label, a very first appearance for the Spheniscidae family here at Birds and Booze. This is somewhat surprising, given the perennial popularity of these birds in culture and advertising. But unlike corporate macrobreweries, wineries don't seem all...
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