Rutherglen muscat and topaque

Rutherglen Here's the second of my promised posts on the Rutherglen wine region.  The first post was on Rutherglen's renaissance and can be found here.  This post is about what Rutherglen is famous for: fortified muscat (grape: muscat à petits grains) and fortified topaque (grape: muscadelle). Viticulture and winemaking Subscribe to get access Read more... Continue Reading →

The Rutherglen renaissance

Rutherglen vines in the morning mist. Rutherglen as a tourist destination provides a vision of a rural idyll surrounded by Victorian buildings, vineyards, sheep and intertwined family history.  To borrow a concept from Bernard Salt, at around 300 kilometres from Melbourne and further still from Sydney, it is comfortably out of the orbit of the... Continue Reading →

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