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.
Paul Gordon, one of Coonawarra’s quiet achievers, will notch up 20 years at Leconfield later this year.
When Daniel le Brun began to plant his Marlborough vineyard in 1980 he became the region’s méthode traditionnelle pioneer.
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.
Larry McKenna is a deeply intelligent, quietly thoughtful and refreshingly candid man whose placid exterior hides an intense passion for wine and winemaking.
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.
Reid Bosward is one of the quietly influential people of the wine industry, a part-owner of two great wineries, Kaesler and Yarra Yering.
Tim Dolan is a winemaker with pedigree, not unusual in the Barossa Valley, where there are families into their seventh-generation plying their trade in grapes or wine.
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.
We had a great response to part 1, so here we are with part 2.