Call: 1300 48 58 68
9am to 5pm Mon-Fri or email us anytime

Tag Archives: Chateau d’Yquem

Part 2, The Riverina Shines with Some of the Best Botrytised Wines!

In my previous post, Botrytised Dessert Wines: Part 1, The Alchemy Process!, I mentioned how important climate was for activating the dormant spores of botrytis cinera on the grapes to create the noble rot that is necessary for making wonderfully …

Continue reading

Botrytised Dessert Wines: Part 1, The Alchemy Process!

After the sublime experience of imbibing De Bortoli’s Noble One Botrytised Semillon 2006 at our wine tasting dinner last week, I was keen to learn more about how these magical botrytised dessert wines, which had delighted Thomas Jefferson in the …

Continue reading

Chenin Blanc: A Worthy Alternative to Sauvignon Blanc!

Dr Vino recently interviewed South African winemaker Ken Forrester, Talking Chenin Blanc with Ken Forrester of South Africa, 29 October 2010. The article caught my attention, because Forrester has made chenin blanc a specialty at his eponymous winery in Stellenborsch. …

Continue reading