Penfolds 2021 Release + 2017 Grange

Penfolds 2021 Release + 2017 Grange

The 2021 Penfolds Collection Awaits… On sale August 5th – 2021 Bin 51 Eden Valley 11%, stainless steel ferment. A brilliant year; Kym Schroeter believes this is the best Eden Valley riesling vintage since 2002, or 2005. Lime, coriander, early season nashi pear...
Vintage 2021: The Run Up

Vintage 2021: The Run Up

Vintage 2021 WA – THE RUN UP ‘We made it!” Said no one ever. What a ride last week was… the start of February, and here we were, talking about COVID and projecting that that might be the greatest challenge faced by the winemakers and grape growers in...
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...