Month: November 2019

Gwyn Olsen: Art or Oenology?

Head winemaker at Peppertree wines in the Hunter Valley produces a drop arguably more art than oenology….. There’s a place for tradition and respect for time-honoured winemaking practices, but in this day and age, consumers increasingly expect something fresh, different and cool before they will part with their hard-earned. And this drift towards wines that…
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Wine Aeration Travis Schultz

Aeration of Wines

Those of us who have a tendency to “lose” wines in the cellar would be well familiar with the happy situation of “finding” a well-aged bottle of red amongst more recent vintages and dusting off the label to reveal a birth date much further back in history than we expected. Though opening these elder statesmen…
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