Mornington Peninsula

Uncorked: Michael Aylward

Mike Aylward is the founder and winemaker at Ocean 8 in Mornington Peninsula. He talks about his for an occasional cigar, finding inspiration in his other favourite region, Burgundy, and how his home region will one day be regarded as a fellow great.

The week in pictures

Record snowfall in Sicily, the start of the SA harvest, Champagne and caviar on Blue Monday and a load of flaming koalas – all part of another very pedestrian week in drinks.

Top 5 Pinot Noirs from Wine Australia trip

db’s Lucy Shaw picks her top five Pinot Noirs from a recent two-week trip to Australia that took in the Adelaide Hills, Tasmania and Yarra Valley.

Mornington Peninsula & Yarra Valley in pictures

The final leg of our Australian wine adventure took us to the Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley, where we met colourful characters like Mac Forbes and Timo Mayer.

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