Corkscrew: wine reviewsDecember 05, 2019
This is my last wine column for Education after 25 years of penning “Corkscrew” — it’s time to put the pen or keyboard to one side and take some time out as I pursue fresh opportunities.
Corkscrew: wine reviewsNovember 07, 2019
Huntington Estate was established in Mudgee in 1969 by former Sydney lawyer Bob Roberts.
Corkscrew: wine reviewsSeptember 18, 2019
Trentham Estate is situated at Merbein, 12km north-west of Mildura, and was established in 1909 by the Murphy family who had migrated from Ireland and were one of the first to establish vineyards in in this region.
Corkscrew: wine reviewsAugust 22, 2019
Prosecco is still on the rise here in Australia, but dark clouds loom for its Aussie producers.
Corkscrew: wine reviewsJune 13, 2019
It’s been a busy few months travelling and tasting and this month I offer a range of wines from around the country starting in Mudgee.
CorkscrewApril 05, 2019
Berton Vineyards 2016 Heathcote Shiraz. This limited shiraz shows a vibrant pink hue around the rim with a deep inky black colour, the hallmark of this wine. Myriad fruit and other flavours on the nose range from chocolate, raspberry and vanilla to earthy, black peppery spice.
Corkscrew: wine reviewsFebruary 18, 2019
As we enter 2019, the vintage is getting underway in some parts of the country. It appears to be getting earlier and earlier due to climate change, in some areas by two to three weeks.
Corkscrew: wine reviewsNovember 10, 2018
The 2014 Gartelmann Jesse Shiraz is a gold-medal winning wine (2017 Mudgee Wine Show) that shows a ruby garnet hue around the rim indicating its age.
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