Some smashing Austrian wines were sampled at the recent reception for an Austrian business delegation in Sydney.
Antonio Flores Pedregosa’s business card describes him as ‘master blender, winemaker, enologo’ of Spanish sherry producer Gonzalez Byass.
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.
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.
Clare Valley winery Claymore takes sponsorship to unusual lengths.
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’.
Ballinaclash vineyard in the NSW Hilltops region landed no less than seven trophies in eight days in 2017.
One of the fascinations of wine is how the same grape variety can produce wine of differing flavours and styles in different parts of one vineyard. Mount Langi Ghiran is a prime example.
The Brand family is back in business in Coonawarra.
“Wines that don’t cost the earth” is the slogan of pioneering sustainable winery Temple Bruer, of Langhorne Creek.