What do you do when your dad is as famous as Grant Burge and has sold his name to another company?
Swinney Tirra Lirra Grenache 2017, Frankland River, AUD $42
Ad Hoc Pip Grenache Rosé 2018, Margaret River, AUD $21
Anciano Calatayud Garnacha 2015, Spain, NZD $19.99
Mount Majura Vineyard tempranillos were among the most compelling wines in my recent mega-tasting of ‘odd red varieties’.
Kalleske Clarry’s GSM 2017, Barossa Valley, AUD $21
Giles Cooke MW is the man behind Thistledown, a brand which specialises in South Australian grenache.
Arrogant Frog is one of the shining success stories of modern wine marketing. And there is more to come from Jean Claude Mas.
Each year James Young, who sells Torbreck wines in Sydney, drops in to my place and pours the latest batch of Torbreck wines for me to taste.
Big, rich, buxom Barossa and McLaren Vale shiraz: they are better than ever these days.