Krinklewood Verdelho 2012

Obscure wine varieties seem to find their way on to wine lists, and the countries of Italy, Spain, Portugal and even France produce their share of obscure wines to sate this desire.  My case leads and ends with the wines of Irouleguy.  Australian interpretations seem to follow closely behind, with the perpetual quest to matchContinue reading “Krinklewood Verdelho 2012”

Merlot in Australia

  Introduction Given the quality ambitions of many Australian producers, the relative underperformance of merlot in Australia has always struck me as something of an anomaly that is worthy of further thought and attention.  So what is wrong then with Australian merlot? Like all good stories, we have an alleged culprit. Locally the finger generallyContinue reading “Merlot in Australia”