Philip White’s been to a challenging and revealing tasting at S.C. Pannell.
In an industry subject to ever-changing cycles, fashions and fads, it’s an ongoing challenge to keep a successful and well-established wine label shining brightly, says Penfolds’ chief winemaker Peter Gago.
Fall From Grace founder Gill Gordon-Smith tells the story of her first orange wine, Lolita, which was made ‘doing everything you shouldn’t do with white wine’.
Whitey has a wallow in the latest releases of winemaker Duane Coates and the Craigs at Tynan Road Wines.
Philip White looks at developments in the US relating to the favourite weed killer of Australia’s wine and beer industries.
Whitey revels and rolls in the new releases from another of his very short list of favoured Merlot fetishists.
Disturbing thoughts of the smell of the room in Singapore where Donald and Kim are meeting have Whitey contemplating a wine to match.
Adelaide Hills winery Vinteloper is taking the ambitious step of developing a huge property on Cudlee Creek Road as its new vineyard and HQ, with plans to open a tasting room by spring.
Philip White considers the implications of the unfolding trade brouhaha.
Whitey ponders the Grenache revival.