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A BEACON IN THE BARRAGE

Friday, November 08, 2019

These days one receives a barrage of press release emails advising that this winery or that has won a medal or trophy, somewhere or other, here or there around the world. Most of these end up in my circular filing folder (the bin) as they are just an attempt to broaden their reach for a single achievement. 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...