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POMMY-LAND

Friday, June 21, 2019

Things in the wine world are always changing, even in ubber conservative Britain. Despite Brexit, or maybe because of it (who knows), the pommy wine world is undergoing a quiet revolution. Here are just some of the elements involved in this upheaval. Read More...

DELIGHTFUL - DIVINE - DURIF

Friday, August 31, 2018

This week I am talking about DURIF, which has been one of my favourite varieties since I first tasted the Morris of Rutherglen Durif back in the late 1980s. I had just joined the wine industry as the Administration Manager at Orlando’s Sydney office and on one Friday afternoon the State Manager cracked open a bottle of early 1980s Morris Durif. Well, I was besotted!! A while later, just before I moved to Adelaide, we had a visit from Mick Morris and I got to taste an aged Durif from the mid-1970s – Wow! That was the real start of a lifelong, passionate love affair with DURIF. Read More...