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MORE WINE EVENTS

Friday, October 06, 2017

It’s that time of the year again when the weather starts to warm up (before it gets too hot!!) and wine events flourish around the country.  This week we look at a couple of events at opposite ends of the spectrum. One is brand new and covers a broad spectrum of wine varieties. The other has been flourishing for 18 years and is focused on just the one “regal” variety. I hope you find it interesting. Read More...

Good Day From Canberra - Riesling Central

Friday, October 21, 2016

Last Friday I was in Canberra for the Canberra International Riesling Challenge (CIRC), which I have been writing about for Winestate Magazine, for the last three years. This was the 17th running of the CIRC, since it was started by Canberra Riesling maker and wine legend, Ken Helm AM. It has grown from being a "benchmarking" exercise for local Rieslings, to a global competition for this regal white variety. Read More...