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!
“WE have in this wine producing area a sleeping giant, a hidden jewel - to most Australian consumers.” That’s the view of Robert Olde who is backing Western Australia’s Blackwood Valley to become one of the nation’s leading premium wine areas. That’s a great challenge and there will be sceptics, as he knows. But confidence steeped in family agriculture and enormous faith in the wines already being made in his Latitude 34 umbrella group and elsewhere in the district sees him ready to show national consumers and those overseas that they have something special to look forward to. The Blackwood Valley, centred on towns like Boyup Brook and Bridgetown, is 260km south east of Perth...
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...