There will be entertainment and short films by Black Cockatoo Art House showing in the winery ... It's a great opportunity to celebrate the great wine and food of our region and an opportunity for us to showcase our shiraz and our Italian varieties.
They don’t help. If someone says they want a Syrah, what does that mean? One from Morocco? From Cornas? From Santa Barbara? They’re all distinct. So instead of varieties, I try to think more about wine characteristics.
Leveraging the successful restructuring of Barossa Vines (Barossa Valley's then largest Shiraz vineyard land holders) at a similar time of year in 2011, helped set the strategies to overcome a number of BVE's obstacles at the time of McGrathNicol's appointment as Receiver in January 2013 ... These obstacles included outstanding 2012 vintage grape grower payments, onerous contracts resulting in a large annual intake of Chardonnay with no corresponding distribution market and an under-utilised winery processing facility.More quotes »
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