Imagine getting hauled out of your comfy chair at 11pm on a mid-winter night to hand-pick frozen grapes in temperatures of -10 to -13°C.
To help measure the strength of Hawke’s Bay’s pulse I talked to Tony Bish, long-term winemaker for Sacred Hill, who has recently started his own winery, Tony Bish Wines.
I define the North Canterbury wine region as the northern part of Canterbury from Amberley north.
Sunbury is one of those tiny wine regions that fly under the radar.
The Greek wine revival parallels similar revivals in most parts of the wine world.
If you find yourself in Adelaide, a side trip to the McLaren Vale region is a must.
What soil and climate differences distinguish Bridge Pa Triangle from its next door neighbour, Gimblett gravels?
The Hunter Valley is one of our most idiosyncratic wine regions, for many reasons, not least its climate – which doggedly follows its own pattern, different from any other Australian region. Its wine styles are also highly distinctive – in the case of dry white semillon arguably unique; in the case of its other great wine, shiraz, also a style that’s quite different to most other regions.