There’s more than one type of great white to be found in Port Lincoln, a region gaining increasing recognition for its cooler-climate-style wines.
Learn the language of Chardonnay, and you’re well on the way to understanding more about many other wine varieties and styles.
If any wine variety needs its own day of celebration, Viognier is it – even if it’s simply so people can learn to pronounce it. This Friday, you can thank Yalumba for staying the course with a grape that challenges many drinkers but is shining a light on a new era in the Barossa.
Loud music, skateboards and spontaneity are all key ingredients in Adelaide Hills winemaker Brendon Keys’ recipe for success.
Out there, east of the main route through the Eden Valley, in dry, rolling hills, sits a 160-year-plus vineyard that is little known to anyone outside the Barossa. In the past few years, though, it has been rediscovered and is the source of some truly exquisite wines.
The wines of Kangaroo Island have long been part of the island’s visitor to-do list. But one variety might just be raising the bar and making a regional signature to be reckoned with, well beyond the tourism experience.
It loves our warm summers as much as we do. It can lend its hand to just about every wine style imaginable. It grows just about anywhere. No wonder Fiano has become the new variety of choice.