The Penfolds Collection wines for 2017 have been released and with them, the 2013 vintage of the flagship, Grange.
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.
At a recent private dinner, multiple vintages of Henschke Hill of Grace were tasted, and indeed, consumed. With gusto.
In my recent tasting of 110 shirazes, seven of the top 10 were from southern Victoria or Canberra.
My recent International Cabernet Family masterclass at WineSquare turned up some outstanding wines.
Where did Australia’s signature grape, shiraz, come from?
Blending shiraz and pinot noir is a tradition in the Hunter Valley, albeit a fringe activity.
McLaren Vale producer Ulithorne was one of the star performers in my recent shiraz tasting of 140 wines.
My recent tasting of 100 grenache and blends, together with fringe Italian and Spanish varieties, yielded a stack of lovely drinking wines.
Angove Family Winemakers has reinvented itself in recent years: its winemaking has gradually switched from a Riverland to a McLaren Vale base.