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THE YEAR THAT WAS

Friday, December 18, 2015

THE YEAR THAT WAS:        Wow, what a year it has been! Vintage 2015 has been lauded all over the country, and many people are also saying that it is the best Riesling vintage in the last few decades. For me it has been an awesome year trying new and exciting wines. Over the course of 2015 I tried around 2,000 wines, made from all sorts of different grape varieties, from countries scattered across the planet. Read More...

RIESLING RULES

Friday, October 30, 2015

RIESLING RULES! :   For the second year in a row I was invited to write about the Canberra International Riesling Challenge (CIRC) by Winestate Magazine (the article will be published in an upcoming edition).  On Friday, October 16, the CIRC held a day of Masterclasses at the splendid Canberra Hyatt Hotel (at its Art Deco finest), prior to the presentation of trophies being made that evening. Read More...