Does grape variety have an impact on the style of Australian rosé?
The recent Yealands Estate controversy in Marlborough over sugar addition to wine raises questions about the Australian law relating to sugar addition to wine.
Yealands Estate has been found guilty of inaccurate record keeping and the making of false statements in the first prosecution for breaches of the Wine Act by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
Chatting to a couple of chardonnay makers recently, I discovered that one likes sulphides in his wine and the other hates sulphides.
Vinosity is one of the most important aspects of good wine, in addition to flavour, length, weight and balance.
Élevage is a French word that describes the important process between fermentation and bottling.
When a wine claims to have been made without any additions I expect it to be, well… additive-free.
Oak barrel benefits may be successfully mimicked with the use of oak chips, barrel inserts or inner staves together with micro-oxygenation.
A great opportunity for aspiring wine professionals wishing to join the international wine industry.
The problem with volatile acidity is that it can totally dominate the aroma of a wine.