Not one, but two great Piedmontese wineries held tastings in Sydney on the same day recently: Bruno Rocca and Gaja.
Matt Connell has launched his own label with a couple of very stylish wines made from pinot noir grapes grown at Bendigo.
My latest pinot noir tasting of 94 wines revealed many stunners.
I was impressed with the range of their wines tasted with Thomas Schlumberger during his brief visit to New Zealand.
The new Cullen wines are out and the 2015 Diana Madeline Cabernet Merlot and Kevin John Chardonnay are in top form.
It’s always a pleasure to receive a package of new release pinot noir from Otago’s subregional specialist, Valli Wines.
My recent tasting of about 100 new release chardonnays featured some superb wines.
I was delighted to receive a 14-bottle vertical tasting of Quartz Reef from 2003 to 2016.
The fact is that Wynns ‘black label’ cabernet sauvignon is one of Australia’s greatest wines, and followers of fashion ignore it at their peril.
An eagerly awaited parcel of four Felton Road pinot noirs arrived on my doorstep and now are resting at the bottom of my spittoon.