Dan's Blog


Friday, February 15, 2019

With vintage 2019 well underway in most regions of Australia, perhaps it is time to consider the future. Global warming has been bringing the onset of vintage further and further forward, to the point that it is not inconceivable that within a decade (plus or minus a year or two) we will be harvesting before the New Year. Thus we will end up with one year having two vintages – wow, won’t that cause some chaos and confusion! Read More...


Friday, July 01, 2016

TRUFFLING:  No, I didn’t misspell trifling matters, this is about truffles and truffling.  A couple of weekends ago I visited my daughter who is a food blogger in Canberra.  She was invited (and I was the +1) to “the Blessing of the Dogs”, one of the events of the Canberra & Capital Region Truffle Festival. Read More...