Dan's Blog


Friday, August 26, 2016

When you mention the phrase “amateur winemakers” to most people it conjures up images of some old, Italian men squishing grapes into buckets out in the back yard. Well, I am here to tell you that this is as far from the truth as it is possible, in this day and age. Read More...


Friday, July 29, 2016

SAPERAVI – I have been a BIG fan of Saperavi since I first tasted this deep, dark, big wine a few years ago. I wrote about it for WBM (June 2012) and have been keeping an eye on its progress in Australia. The variety is native to Georgia (formerly part of the USSR) where it has been grown for thousands of years. Winemaking in Georgia has been traced back to 8000 years ago. Read More...