Take A Walk On The Wild Side

Take A Walk On The Wild Side

Take  A Walk On The Wild Side You may know that yeast is important in winemaking, it’s what causes fermentation and also the bubbles in most sparkling wines. Where does it come from? Yeast is naturally occurring on grape skins, and in the winery environment.  Grapes...
Wine On The Move – Delivered to you.

Wine On The Move – Delivered to you.

Wine Taste Talk is wine on the move, literally. I have set up in the NSW Rural town of Oberon, www.visitoberon.com   Yes, that’s me in the snow, delivering wine. Wine Taste Talk is available in Sydney, the Blue Mountains the Central West of NSW and anywhere else by...

More Assyrtiko Love

Following on from my last post I saw this review of the Jim Barry Assyrtiko and 2 other emerging varieties in Australia a Fiano and a Tempranillo Touriga. The review is by David Williams and appeared in the Guardian on Sunday 22nd of October 2017. It is good to see...
Jim Barry Assyrtiko

Jim Barry Assyrtiko

This grape is a native of Greece and it was first planted in Australia by Peter Barry of Jim Barry wines in the Clare Valley South Australia in 2012.  Peter had tried the wine in its native Santorini Greece whilst on holiday and noted its similarities to Riesling that...