Covering nearly all the points of the compass - we taste the Best the West, Adelaide Hills, Central & Western NSW, North Island (NZ) and a specialty tasting of South African wines. Then sit back and relax with a sweet white & fortified or new release. It's a vinous tour without leaving your armchair!
IN TYPICALLY modest fashion and with a minimum of the brouhaha that normally accompanies such a milestone, Best’s Great Western turns 150 this year. What celebrations are in store I know not, beyond the publication in May of a book with the matter of fact title Best’s Great Western Celebrating 150 Years, by Nicholas Brasch, under the Bounce Books imprint. Let’s hope that it sheds some light on the intrinsically rich yet enigmatic history of what James Halliday describes as among Australia’s best-kept secrets...
UNLOCKING THE SECRETS
PEPPERY character in wine is generally associated with one
grape - shiraz - but how does it get into the wine? ...
THE 2015 vintage has been declared ?nulli secundus? (second to
none) by Canberra winemaker Ken Helm...
NEW LOOK ONLINE
Award -winning Barossa Valley winery restaurant Hentley Farm
has become the latest member of the elite Relais & Chateaux
Yalumba Wines, which celebrated its 165th birthday last year, has launched a completely reworked online presence to showcase its wines, people and home, and to share its stories with its loyal customers from around the globe...