Wine People

Ken Helm: Canberra District champion

Ken Helm was almost fated to become a winemaker. He was born and raised in Albury, where his father had a bicycle shop in the main street, he grew up around the vineyards of Rutherglen and Albury.

The unique Len Evans

Len Evans, a unique character, and one of the most memorable people in the history of Australian wine, left us 15 years ago this week.

A hardy future for Nigel Sneyd MW

When Nigel Sneyd MW took over as chief winemaker for Hardy’s and global director of wine and quality for the Accolade group, he had some reservations about the company’s blending philosophy.

A green future for Mike Davies

Mike Davies has got his life sorted. He’s on an ocean-going catamaran in Darwin or somewhere wet and hot up north, and is ringing up to check what we thought of his new wines.