Winery Spotlights

Find your way to Crawford River

Crawford River is officially in the Henty region, but there are no other vineyards anywhere nearby and Seppelt’s Drumborg, the region’s other famous vineyard, is 25km away.

Prancing Horse leaps forward

I hadn’t tasted Prancing Horse Estate wines for a number of years, so I received a pleasant surprise when owner Tony Hancy dropped in recently.

One to watch

Smith and Sheth is a partnership between rock-star viticulturist, Steve Smith MW and wealthy American software developer, Brian Sheth.

Small is best for Novum

Novum is the brainchild of Will and Rachel Hoare. Will started as a cellar hand and left as General Manager of Fromm after 19 years.

Isabel ringing the changes

The winemaker for Marlborough winery Isabel, Jeremy McKenzie, paid a visit the other day and I was updated on this well-established winery’s new direction.

Sunny days ahead for Moores Hill

Moores Hill winery in the West Tamar region is Tasmania’s first off-grid winery. It’s 100% solar powered and claims to be ‘making wine powered by the sun’.