Some Thoughts on drinking well

Some thoughts on drinking well – Over the last months I have been looking at a lot of wine, some only available in our local market, but much destined for the Chinese market, and what I saw, to say the least, was disappointing even perhaps a bit alarming.  I believe that China has the potential to become our most important market and I hope we are not taking that market for granted and selling them indifferent wine at inflated prices. Wines at all price points should have their own personality. Too much of what I have tasted recently Continue reading

Julian Castagna – One of the 12 best winemakers in Australia

The English Financial Times is undoubtedly one of the world’s great newspapers – arguably the world’s very best. Its journalists have a reputation for great knowledge and expertise in the field they write about. Indeed much of what I know about the wines of Bordeaux I learned from Edmund Penning-Rowswell who was their long time wine correspondent before Jancis Robinson took over. So it is indeed flattering when the current correspondent names me in amongst the 12 best winemakers in Australia.

Julian Castagna best twelve wine makers in Australia

From The English Financial Times