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  • Rieslings to be Cheerful – Frankland Estate

    Aside from the few who are pushing the boundaries of avant-garde experimentation, Riesling in this country is often a very straight up and down proposition. Typically, the grapes are gently pressed to stainless steel tanks, where the juice is fermented with cultured yeast at a cool temperature to preserve fruit flavour, then kept there for…

  • Geelong by the Glass

    Emerging from the long shadow of Melbourne and the key wine regions of the Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula, Geelong and its vinous sub-regions have their own stories to tell. We asked Geelong resident, wine professional and local business owner Cam O’Keefe to fill us in on what makes Geelong tick.

  • Final 12 Winemakers in the 2019 Awards

    Following the recent Top 50 event, today we announce the Final 12 winemakers contending for trophies in the 13th annual Young Gun of Wine Awards… the best-of-the-best young wine labels and winemakers on the rise for 2019. The Final 12 consist of four labels from Western Australia, four from Victoria, three from South Australia, and…

  • 2019 Top 50 Winemakers

    Here it is, in the 13th annual edition of Young Gun of Wine (YGOW), this year’s Top 50: the 50 best young wine labels and winemakers on the rise in Australia for 2019. The 2019 Top 50 includes 19 winemakers from South Australia, 13 from Victoria, eight from Western Australia, seven from New South Wales/ACT,…