The Macedon Ranges is a small wine region that struggles to be heard above the noise created by the more famous regions. It should be better known, as the wines deserve acclaim.
Why do truffles and Italian red wines made from nebbiolo and sangiovese go so well together?
Luciano Sandrone is one of the great names of Barolo, a wine I love dearly.
Nebbiolo, like pinot noir, has a high degree of difficulty – to use an Olympic diving analogy.
The Yarra Valley Wine Program is a two-day immersion for the wine trade and media hosted by local winemakers in the Yarra Valley every two years.
Not one, but two great Piedmontese wineries held tastings in Sydney on the same day recently: Bruno Rocca and Gaja.
Nebbiolo Prima is an extraordinary event in the world of wine.
What is the ideal age to drink Barolo? Enzo Brezza (pictured) of the Barolo winery Giacomo Brezza paid the Sydney wine trade a visit recently and confessed that he preferred to drink his own Barolos relatively young.
Nebbiolo-head Dave Fletcher, the young Aussie winemaker who works for Ceretto in Piedmont, dropped in to Sydney last week. Two years ago, I visited his future winery, the overgrown former Barbaresco railway station, which he and his wife Eleanor had purchased to renovate as their winery, home and cellar door.
Roberto Voerzio (pictured) is one of the greatest producers of Barolo, but you won’t find him in many of the classic books on Barolo. He established his company only in 1986, having split from his brother and father – also Barolo winemakers. His wines first came to Australia in 1995 when Red + White, which is still his importer, brought in the 1989 vintage.