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Mornington Peninsula

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.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

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.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 5 Chardonnays from Wine Australia trip

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

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Chardonnay is Mornington’s ‘unsung hero’

Chardonnay is the “unsung hero” of Australia’s Mornington Peninsula, according to Stonier’s chief winemaker.

Monday, November 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Mornington applies ‘Pinot hands’ to Shiraz

Mornington Peninsula has a “hidden gem” in its Shiraz to show off alongside the Australian region’s flagship Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, believes Lindsay McCall of Paringa Estate.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Australia was never ‘anti-terroir’

A boutique Australian producer has spoken out about the country’s reputation for selling “sunshine in a bottle”, claiming winemakers were never anti-terroir.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 1. Slimline Chardonnay

Chardonnay and Shiraz are undoubtedly Australia’s twin varietal icons, but while the latter has retained the world’s affection, the former had become distinctly unfashionable – and Oz has been blamed for altering its image.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 4. Perfecting Pinot

Burgundy appreciation is clearly evident among Australia’s winemakers, and among those producing Pinot Noir, it’s an obsession.

Friday, January 11th, 2013 No Comments »

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