Western Australian wines shone brightly at the 2018 Perth Royal Wine Awards.
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Adam Louder has come home to roost after travelling the world to be the new winemaker at Mount Langi Ghiran Vineyards.
Tony Forsyth, founder of Te Whau winery on Waiheke, is a lover of Bordeaux with a particular fetish for the wines of Château Mouton Rothschild.
Te Mata Estate Coleraine is one of the greatest New Zealand wines, with a 37-year span of vintages, and, most surprisingly it was a great wine from the very first vintage.
Natural wine is “on trend” right now, but is it simply wine made without additives or are some additives permitted?
Swirling: is it just pretentiousness, or is it backed up by physics?
Attention to detail in the vineyard and thoughtful winemaking has produced consistent top end chardonnays from this long-established family wine producer in Kumeu.
It’s a great story: two of Coonawarra’s best-known families, the Redmans and the Balnaves, who are distantly related, put their best grapes together to blend a special wine to commemorate their common ancestor.
I contacted Framingham’s very talented winemaker, Dr Andrew Hedley, to find out what factors lead to their success.