Australia

Belgian Sommelier Turned Winemaker Nominated for Young Gun of Wine

Koen Janssens took the path less travelled for many European sommeliers seeing his journey go from Belgium to France to Australia.  After settling into the natural wine world of Australia he found his own path and now being recognized for his commitment to fresh, fun wines that reflect the more serious northern European personality still […]
Read More

Australia

Dave Geyer profiled by ‘Young Gun of Wine’

Dave was a 2018 finalist for ‘Young Gun of Wine’ and his recent work with Pete Schell of Spinifex is only a small part of his story.  Dave comes from a long line of growers in the Barossa and his work at Lammershoek (alongside Jurgen Gouws of Intellego and Craig Hawkins of Testalonga) as well […]
Read More

Australia

Fraser McKinley of Sami-Odi is Crowned Young Gun of Wine

There may not be a more deserving award for a more deserving winemaker than the Young Gun of Wine bestowed upon Fraser.  He epitomizes the modern-day vigneron devoting his craft to a few small rows of a very special vineyard and then being as fastidious as possible to not mess up that hard work.  His […]
Read More