Rosé is on a roll, according to a number of wine retailers. It is probably no coincidence that the wines are also better than ever with a wider range of styles than I’ve previously encountered.
Pinot meunier is known as the lesser of the three Champagne grape varieties, but Arras chief winemaker Ed Carr is a fan.
A case of twelve samples of pinot gris from Mornington Peninsula arrived on my doorstep recently.
The grenache revival is catching on, and it’s about time, I say.
Ata Rangi is one of my favourite pinot noir makers. I taste and buy their iconic, age-worthy pinot noir at every opportunity.
The 2017 vintage is an excellent riesling vintage, going on the evidence of my tastings.
Wine with age is one of life’s great pleasures and even a couple of years in the bottle can dramatically alter the sensory profile of a wine.
Australian’s love pinot noir. Production has more than doubled since 2002, and the trajectory for growth is upwards.
A couple of recent tastings alerted me to the tremendous choices available in Australian blended whites.
The 2014 Reserve Pinot Noir was tasted about nine months ago and awarded 96 points. Two more equally impressive pinot noir samples were reviewed recently.