We’ve never had a better crop of pinots than the 2017s.
Just one new wine has been promoted to the highest level in the latest Langton’s Classification of Australian Wine: Best’s Thomson Family Shiraz.
Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) commonly occurs in wine and volcanic activity, as I was reminded on a visit to the active volcano on the Greek island, Nysyros.
In my latest tasting of nearly 100 pinot noirs, the regions that dominated were – no surprises – Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula.
The latest Moss Wood Cabernet Sauvignon is just one of a bevy of beauties in my latest tasting of cabernet sauvignon and cabernet-based blends.
My latest chardonnay tasting of 118 wines yielded 17 wines scoring gold-ribbon or above; another 19 scoring 93 to 94 points.
David Bicknell of Oakridge has fired a shot at the French use of terroir as a marketing tool.
As this year’s chairman, and the Australian judge, it was my pleasure to present the awards for the 2017 Six Nations Wine Challenge last week.
David Bicknell has won the 20th Gourmet Traveller WINE magazine Winemaker of the Year.
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.