Three of a Kind

Three oak alternatives

Oak barrel benefits may be successfully mimicked with the use of oak chips, barrel inserts or inner staves together with micro-oxygenation.

Three winter warmers

Australia’s fortified winemakers are scandalously overlooked. To show solidarity with them, we should have a fortified wine dinner at least once a winter.

Three good sorts

Grape selection can be a life-saver in such conditions. Three different, widely-used sorting methods can dramatically increase wine quality.