New Pigs enter the house

Canowindra’s organic winegrower, Pig in the House, has recently released their 2019 Pig in the House Rosé and Pig in the House Chardonnay. Jason O’Dea’s Pig in the House wines have quietly raked up a bevy of awards over the past few years, with their 2016 Shiraz awarded the Organic Wine of the Year at … Read more

Angullong’s Rose & Vermentino released

Angullong Fossil Hill

The Orange Region’s Angullong wines have released their gold medal winning 2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Rosé  ($26) along with their 2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Vermentino ($26). There a number of Sangiovese clones planted in the vineyard, however the 2019 Angullong ‘Fossil Hill’ Rosé is made from the ‘Grosso’ Sangiovese clone, planted 20  years ago. “Sangiovese ‘Grosso’ has proven to … Read more

Patina release new vintage Signature Red

Orange’s Patina Wines has released its new vintage signature red blend, the 2016 Patina ‘Jezza’.   The new 2016 Patina ‘Jezza’ is the follow-on vintage to the 2008, showing the level of quality that winemaker and owner Gerald Naef aims for from his vineyard. “We really mean it when we say that we only release the … Read more

Castle Rock Estate highlights the potential of Great Southern

Castle Rock Estate has released its new vintage 2019 Castle Rock Estate ‘Skywalk’ Riesling ($20) along with the 2017 Castle Rock Estate Shiraz ($30), both from the Porongurup sub region of Western Australia’s Great Southern. Gourmet Traveller Wine Magazine Winemaker of the Year finalist and Castle Rock Estate owner and winemaker Rob Diletti admits that the Porongurup region is … Read more

2019 Mudgee Wine Show results announced

The 48thMudgee Wine Show results have been released at the annual wine show dinner on Friday night which heralded in the 40thanniversary celebrations of the Mudgee Wine Festival   Wine consultant Mike DeGaris chaired the Show with fellow judges Jenna Athey, Jeff Byrne, Will Figueira and Paul Martung.   Riesling continues to excel in Mudgee, with DeGaris … Read more