Wines with a sense of place

Angullong Wines continues to be a leading producer of emerging varieties with the release of their 2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Tempranillo ($28), 2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Sangiovese ($28) and 2021 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Rosé ($26) For 25 years Angullong have been growing a range of varieties, producing their ‘Fossil Hill’ wines, as well as suppling a number of like-minded winemakers with … Read more Wines with a sense of place

Orange’s Premier Cider Maker launches new Cider

Orange’s premium craft cider maker, Small Acres Cyder, are celebrating the 2021 harvest with the release of a new cider, the Small Acres Heritage Blend. This new blend joins the Small Acres stable, which includes the new release of the Small Acres Norfolk Still. Small Acres Cyder was established in 2007 with the vision to … Read more Orange’s Premier Cider Maker launches new Cider

Golden lessons from 20 years of organic farming

‘Conventional farming’ relies on chemical intervention in order to grow food and fibre, whilst organic farming instead relies on thousand-year-old farming technics that work with nature’s unique ability to develop a healthy, diverse, fertile and sustainable ecosystem.  “It certainly sounds like there’s nothing conventional about ‘conventional farming’. We have learnt much in 20 years of … Read more Golden lessons from 20 years of organic farming

New 2021 Castle Rock Estate Rieslings released

Castle Rock Estate has released their eagerly awaited 2021 Great Southern regional Rieslings, including a new wine to their Riesling collection. The new wines comprise the 2021 Castle Rock Estate ‘Porongurup’ Riesling ($26), 2021 Castle Rock Estate ‘Skywalk’ Riesling ($21) and a new medium dry style, the 2021 Castle Rock Estate ‘RS21’ Riesling ($21). “The Castle Rock Estate Porongurup Riesling captures … Read more New 2021 Castle Rock Estate Rieslings released

2021 Vintage report: Porongurup, WA

The 2021 vintage in the Porongurup Wine Region was characterised by an excellent growing season, with rain prior to vintage followed by warm ripening conditions yielding average crop levels of long-lived elegant white wines and outstanding red wines. Budburst was reasonably earlier than average, but with the very good late spring rain, the soil moisture … Read more 2021 Vintage report: Porongurup, WA

Carillion Wines showcase Hunter Valley

Carillion Wines continue to champion the Hunter Valley with the release of three new vintage wines, the 2021 Carillion ‘Origins, Old Grafts’ Semillon ($35), 2021 Carillion ‘Lovable Rogue’ Fiano ($30) and 2021 Carillion ‘Loveable Rogue’ Vermentino ($30). Made from a single Hunter Valley vineyard, the 2021 Carillion ‘Origins’ Semillon was made to express the region and variety. The 28 hectare vineyard … Read more Carillion Wines showcase Hunter Valley