Category: Australian Wine
Forbes Latest: History In A Glass: The Intoxicating Quality Of Old Vine Wines
Historical old vines are time machines, prophets, and cherished family heirlooms. They also produce some of the world’s most intoxicating wine.
Forbes Article: Yarra Valley Wine Growers Embrace Phylloxera Infestation As An Opportunity To Prepare For Climate Change
What is a wine region to do when faced with two devastating threats? This question is top of mind in Australia’s Yarra Valley, where they are dealing with a phylloxera infestation and climate change. When I asked Mac Forbes, winemaker/owner Mac Forbes Wines, he replied, “Can I flip a coin?” Surprisingly, the overall attitude in…
Forbes Article: There Is More Than One Way To Sparkle: Celebrate With Bubbles From Around The World
While Champagne remains the benchmark for sparkling wine, today high-quality bubbles are produced around the world. This year, why not try something new? Add dazzle to your celebration with unexpected bubbles.
Female Winemakers are Making Waves
Becoming a multi-award winning winemaker takes hard work and dedication. Add strength, moxie, intelligence, and class and you’ve got Virginia Willcock, Vasse Felix chief winemaker since 2006. Outspoken about low intervention winemaking and passionate about expressing terroir in every sip, Willcock has elevated Vasse Felix, Margaret River’s founding wine estate and benchmark for the region’s…
Hangin with Friends and Snakes
We had been discussing going out to dinner with some friends of ours for years. My son played hockey with their son since they were both barely able to walk. Over the years and many travel teams later we have spent a lot of time with them but not a lot of one on one…