We all know Margaret River is a great region for cabernet, but Xanadu seems to have a special formula.
Ata Rangi is a small, family-owned Martinborough winery with a big reputation, particularly for pinot noir.
As a card-carrying Champagne tragic, I’m always interested to taste new brands launching in the Australian market. Champagne Collet is my latest discovery.
Giant Steps 2017 Yarra Valley Pinot Noir was one of the best value pinots of the year, the biggest seller at my recent pinot noir masterclass for the Red Bottle retail group at the Tattersalls Club.
Fraser Gallop Estate is a relatively recent arrival in Margaret River but already one of the region’s shining star wineries.
Easthope Family Winegrowers is like a hot new restaurant that nobody knows about or a newly listed stock that could go sky high.
Winemaker Cathy Howard’s vineyard Whicher Ridge missed the jackpot by two kilometres.
Suckfizzle has for some time been a flagship brand of Stella Bella; what was less understood is that it’s always been a single-vineyard wine.
I contacted Framingham’s very talented winemaker, Dr Andrew Hedley, to find out what factors lead to their success.
Nepenthe is a brand with a loyal following in its home state of South Australia.