Mount Mary Perspective

Mount Mary Perspective

Spanning 41 Years of Mount Mary (and Friends)   Well I can say for certainty, this isn’t a common tasting to be invited too… and what a privilege it was.  I worked hard to assimilate some kind of cohesion on my notebook, but we are all very lucky I...
2022 Wine Companion Announcement

2022 Wine Companion Announcement

2022 Halliday Wine Companion   The Halliday Wine Companion has always been the domain of the great man who started it: James Halliday.  In the early days, James was able to taste all wines himself, and the publication was his way of informing the readers of the...
Wendouree Wonder

Wendouree Wonder

Wendouree 2013 + Wendouree 2017   A friend emailed and mentioned that he intended on opening 12 bottles of Wendouree across two vintages for lunch, and was I interested in coming earlier in the day and having a look at them.  Is the pope a catholic.  The two...
Great Galafrey

Great Galafrey

Galafrey Mt Barker, with winemaker Kim Tyrer   Galafrey was started in 1977 by Kim’s late father Ian Tyrer.  He planted 12ha of vines, and the vineyard is fully unirrigated. The vineyard sits at 260m above sea level which accounts for the natural acid in...
Grosset 2020 Rieslings

Grosset 2020 Rieslings

2020 Grosset Release – Of course 2020 was low-yielding.  2020 has been everything else this year, it might as well be tight on the yields, too.  The year has remained true to its obstreperous and frankly objectionable nature and delivered us not only a tiny...