Urlar is a Gaelic word meaning “The Earth”, a fitting brand for fifth-generation Scottish farmer Angus Thomson and his wife Davina.
Stargazer Rada 2017, Tasmania, AUD $35
Pinot noir prefers a cool climate, and there are two ways to achieve that in Australia: go up or go south. Altitude or latitude … but which is best?
As 2017 draws to a close, it is time to reflect on some of the top wines I have tasted over the year.
Bannockburn has been described as “Central Otago’s pinot noir sweet spot”.
Durvillea Rosé 2017, Marlborough, NZD $15
Michael Downer is one of that second generation of winemakers who have been given a leg up by their parents.
In this latest survey, I included every wine that I’d tasted in the past two years with a price tag of $100 or more.
Wine plays a central role in many Christmas celebrations. Here is a selection of wines befitting of the season.
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.