Cullen Kevin John Chardonnay 2007 The ‘Wandering Palate’ examines the evolution of white wine consumption in Asia with an inclination towards chardonnay. As wine consumerism trends evolve in Asia, it is interesting how some of the fashions that profoundly affected the world wine stage in the past have completely eluded the wider Asian market. You may recall the ABC (anything but chardonnay) syndrome. Well this ... read more >
Australia’s Benchmark Chardonnay Producers I have to admit this piece has been work-in-progress for over a year now, originally titled “Australian chardonnay on the comeback trail”. Inspired at the time by tasting in succession, the then new releases of TarraWarra Reserve Chardonnay, Grosset Piccadilly Chardonnay and Shaw & Smith M3 Chardonnay, all consummates wines that define the calibre of Australian ... read more >
Congratulations to Tim and Judy Finn and their team in reaching this significant milestone. Thirty years is a lifetimes work and when you have started a vineyard from scratch in a region that has had no viticultural history, realizing the vision takes an unyielding resolve to overcome the many challenges of nature and human-nature in an uncharted path of discovery ... read more >