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TIMBER!!!

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...

AMATEUR HOUR

Friday, October 05, 2018

Mention amateur winemakers and most people imagine some old Italian or Greek guy bringing out his recently homemade firewater and pouring it from an old wine bottle. It would probably taste more like grappa or even metho than proper wine.  Read More...