Lyrebird Ridge Organic Winery is tucked away in the bushland near Budgong, NSW. My hubby and I went up to have a look round and I chatted with the owner, Anne, about her experience winemaking, why organic is best and what life is like at Lyrebird Ridge.
Is English wine a thing? You may or may not know that I am a Brit living down under and I’m heading home next week for a visit which got me thinking...what’s the wine sitch on my home soil? Do they make it, is it good, can I try some? Let’s answer some of those burning (?) questions on English vinos…
Have you ever been grape stomping? If you’re not a farm hand or winemaker (and you were born in the 20th century), the chances are you haven’t. It’s fairly old graft and these days is more of an experience than an actual wine production method. I had a crack at it last weekend and I’m sure you have questions.
Which wine varieties are grown in Australia? Australia is known for its hefty Shiraz, Cab Sav and Grenache reds as well as Semillon and Riesling in the white fam. But there’s more to it than the well known varieties. Let’s get in to Australia’s full repertoire of vinos.
Natural wine’s popularity is ever increasing with quirky stockists selling more and more of the juice, and bottles popping up in pubs and restaurants all over. So what is natural wine? The jury remains well and truly out on a clear definition of what constitutes natural wine.
Rosé is one of life’s great joys - sipping pink wine in the sunshine and all that. But how is rosé wine made? We start by dispelling some of the rosé making myths and show how our favourite pink drink is put together.
If you’re wondering ‘Where is Jura?’ you’re probably not alone. This largely overlooked wine region lies in eastern France, near the border of Switzerland, and is often overshadowed by its neighbouring region, Burgundy.