Australia

Australian Shiraz: The Chameleon Grape With a French Pedigree

Christina Pickard of Wine Enthusiast spent a number of years living in Australia and her time there coupled with intense tastings of wines around the world have framed her view that Australian Shiraz/Syrah is more than what is expected of the grape. Read here about the grape, which is the foundation of Australian wine around […]
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Australia

Wine Press

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, MW Dives into the World of Sami-Odi

Lisa Perrotti-Brown is the editor of the most important global wine publication, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate.  This was Lisa’s first visit with Fraser and needless to say was blown away by what she found.  They discuss Adrian Hoffman’s amazing vineyard, Fraser’s work converting it to biodynamics, what makes the wines special and a little background […]
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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 […]
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