Articles tagged with the word "shiraz":

Luis Felipe Edwards, Signature Series Syrah Reserva, 2012

Published on May 13, 2013

For £6 and just over, on promo, this was my best value for flavour wine of the Majestic press tasting.

What separates the Adelaide Hills from Clare Valley?

Published on March 1, 2012

At a tasting masterclass in London, Clare Valley’s Wakefield/Taylors chief winemaker Adam Eggins joined forces with viticulturist Marty Edwards, of The Lane in the Adelaide Hills, to expound the differences and evolving styles. Chardonnay and shiraz were the focus of the tasting.

Cobaw Ridge

Published on September 7, 2011

Alan and Nelly Cooper set up Cobaw Ridge in 1985, having bought the land in 1981 as a place from where they could commute (quite lengthily) to Melbourne. Their original plan had been to sell the grapes, but they were smitten and decided to make wine before the first crop was off the vine, which was in 1989.

New Zealand syrah takes the stage

Published on March 15, 2011

Despite the UK’s love affair with Marlborough sauvignon blanc, New Zealand is no one-trick pony. Now its syrah looks fair to set the wine world alight.

Canberra District – shiraz shining

Published on March 3, 2011

Shiraz from around Canberra is proving to be a little gem, alongside its other jewel, riesling. The region has long had its icon wine, Clonakilla Shiraz/Viognier, Langton’s listed since 2005, coming from the oldest vineyard and winery in Canberra District, and others are aspiring to greater things.

An interview with … Ron Laughton of Jasper Hill, Australia

Published on February 23, 2011

An interview with … Ron Laughton of Jasper Hill, Australia, October 2010

Domaine Clape – putting the cor back into Cornas

Published on February 7, 2011

Domaine Clape is Cornas’ pioneer and flag bearer. Third generation Olivier explained the tradition and precision.

Syrah/shiraz from around the world – a blind tasting

Published on March 27, 2010

Every few months I organise a themed tasting seminar for a group of local business people. We taste blind and discuss the wines.

South African shiraz

Published on February 9, 2010

Shiraz plantings have increased from 2% of the vineyard area just over a decade ago, to 10% today. It is now the fourth most planted variety in South Africa.


Published on September 1, 2009

Bits of winemaking stuff explained.

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