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RIDING THE TRAIL

Friday, March 13, 2020

As a result of changes to the liquor licensing laws, Adelaide now has several cellar doors within a stone’s throw of the CBD. In fact, these cellar doors along with a couple of breweries and a collaborative cellar door called, Ferg’s, have banded together to form the, EASTSIDE WINE & ALE TRAIL, which as far as I am aware is a first for an Australian city. Whilst there is the occasional city “winery” in other cities, this is the first wine trail. Read More...

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...