Articles tagged with the word "pinot noir":

A dozen New Zealand pinot noirs

Published on June 13, 2012

The family of twelve New Zealand producers each showed a pinot noir at a recent London tasting, raising the subject once again of potential regionalisation of style in the country.

Tasmanian regions – east coast

Published on May 20, 2012

Tasmania’s east coast is the driest and one of the warmest parts of the state. It’s also home to the biggest single vineyard on the island.

Is Gippsland Australia’s new cool climate zone?

Published on April 30, 2012

The Gippsland zone is vast, about a quarter of the total area of the state of Victoria. The scale of viticulture is miniscule, about 1% that of neighbouring Yarra Valley. But the region is right on-trend with its cool climate locale.

What does it take to make pinot noir?

Published on April 10, 2012

First stop on a tour of Tasmania was a pinot noir component tasting of Frogmore Creek’s Evermore pinot noir, with plenty of unexpected micro-batches taking part.

Pinot noir regionality develops in New Zealand

Published on March 13, 2012

Notwithstanding that most pinot noir vines in New Zealand are less than ten years old, the idea of differing regional expressions of the variety has already been gaining ground for at least half of that time.

Pinot noir the new bright thing

Published on March 5, 2012

“Pinot noir is the next wine fashion” said Ross Brown, of Brown Brothers, speaking at the closing session of the 8th International Cool Climate Symposium, in Hobart, Tasmania.

Wings of a pinot noir

Published on February 13, 2012

Pinot noir wing removal

Cool climate Australia – tasting notes from around Melbourne.

Published on November 30, 2011

When Wine Australia held a tasting in London during November of wines from Victoria that are available in the UK, I focused on pinot noir and chardonnay to explore cool climate expressions.

German pinot noir reveals itself

Published on November 18, 2011

Germany has long kept secret its world class pinot noirs, or spätburgunder, though over the past few years has been slowly letting in the rest of the world on these wonderful wines.

Ten minutes with … Tom Carson

Published on August 10, 2011

Tom Carson is pushing the envelope when it comes to making pinot noir in Australia, and is a strong advocate of wines of place.

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