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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...

WHAT A RIOT

Friday, August 16, 2019

Until late last year I was very sceptical about wine in cans. Then, as  reported in my article The Can Wagon, WBM May/June 2019 Edition, I discovered that they had progressed in leaps and bounds so that today the same quality wine that one finds in a bottle is available in a can. In March this year at the Cellar Door Festival held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, I came across RIOT WINE CO, an outfit that presents all its wines in cans. They were all very good wines, as I have previously stated. Read More...