Are the 2017 vintage Clare Valley rieslings as good as the great 2002s?
It’s always irritated me slightly that we call certain grapes ‘white’ grapes, and the wine made from them, ‘white’ wine.
Word Of Mouth 1k High Riesling 2017, Orange, AUD $40
Leconfield Merlot 2016, Coonawarra, AUD $26
Tim Adams Skilly Ridge Riesling 2017, Clare Valley, AUD $29
A commercial beer has been fermented with yeast salvaged from a 220-year-old shipwreck off the Tasmanian coast.
Longview The Piece Shiraz 2015, Adelaide Hills, AUD $80
Sixth generation Barossa grapegrower Adrian Hoffmann was the focal point at the recent Hospice du Rhône celebration in California’s Paso Robles.
The best Australian sparkling wines are world-competitive and often extraordinary value for money.
I hadn’t tasted Prancing Horse Estate wines for a number of years, so I received a pleasant surprise when owner Tony Hancy dropped in recently.