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...
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...
Magical Animal BIG YES

Magical Animal BIG YES

It’s animal, it’s passion, it’s magic It’s animal, animal magic 2019 Brave New Wine ‘Magical Animal’, Porongurup   What a beautiful, refreshing, exciting wine.  Highly recommend.  I ended up pairing this with a pumpkin, chickpea and pasta...
Marco Lubiana Lucille Chardonnay + Pinot

Marco Lubiana Lucille Chardonnay + Pinot

Marco Lubiana 2018 Marco Lubiana is the second generation of Lubiana’s – his father Steve before him – in Tasmania to make their mark via great wine.  These wines, his debut release, spark fire in the imagination, and show us the effortless...