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GLORIOUS GRENACHE

Friday, August 30, 2019

I have written before about the amazing work that McLaren Vale growers are doing to identify and categorize the impact that their tumultuous geology has upon the flavours of their Shiraz (see Winestate Magazine, “Super Serious about Shiraz”, Sep-Oct 2017 Edition). Some of the “Valers” have also formed the “Fiano Fellowship” (see WBM, “The Fiano Fellowship”, Jan- Feb 2019 edition), to evaluate the region’s Fiano.  Read More...

The First Drop Is The Sweetest

Friday, August 09, 2019

Given that the “first cut is the deepest” then it must follow that the “first drop is the sweetest”. This would certainly appear to be the case in the Barossa, home of the very creative, First Drop Wines at their “Home of the Brave”, in Nuriootpa. Read More...