Oliver’s Taranga has been a mainstay of the McLaren Vale region for 180 years and instead of resting on their laurels the winemakers are pushing into new areas, especially emerging varieties.
Australia has been fortunate in having many great riesling makers and by general acclaim the current king of this variety is Clare Valley’s Jeffrey Grosset.
Since launching back into the local scene a few years ago, Paul Nelson has made quite an impact, as he explores regions and styles with his own distinctive stamp.
Wine expert Ray Jordan praises a variety he is usually less than enthusiastic about.
Rosé — Australian rosé — has seen one of the most significant changes of any Australian wine style.
The equation at Flametree is a simple but effective one. You get access to first-rate vineyards in the best areas and then get an exceptional winemaker to bring it all together.
If you’re yet to discover the joys of this underrated variety, Ray Jordan shares three of the best examples from WA winemakers.
Two of Australia’s most experienced wine makers have teamed up to produce some of hte best drops coming out of the Clare Valley.
A geophysicist and a mental health nurse have managed to juggle their day jobs with creating a thriving sustainability-focused vineyard in the Bickley Valley.
With the release of the 2018 Tete de Cuvee, Pannell confided he could “die a happy man” Not that we wish him ill.
Spring is almost here so trade in your favourite red for one of these cracking whites.
Pioneering West Australian winemaker John Tate — one half of a famous label that helped turn a nation’s drinkers on to the delights of drops from Margaret River and the Swan Valley — has died.
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