Dan's Blog


Friday, April 12, 2019

This week’s Blog is about the effect of climate change on our oak. There has been masses said and written about how climate change will/is affecting the growing of grapes – from research into new varieties, shifting AOC areas, allowing new varieties into AOC controlled areas and experimenting with emerging Mediterranean varieties here in Australia – BUT what about the oak forests? Like every other living thing, oak trees will be/are being affected by climate change. Think about it. Read More...


Friday, July 13, 2018

The wine industries of Eastern European countries suffered severely under the communist regime in that they were forced to almost abandon their native grape varieties and produce oceans of very mundane wines, mainly from “classic” varieties such as Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon.  Read More...