Category : Our Wine Journey

Our Sardinian Journey …. Exploring the Home of Vermentino

As devotees of the ocean and seascapes, Eastern Sardinia is somewhere we had always wanted to visit.  With southern Burgundy experiencing the wettest spring on record, we decided to head south to Sardinia for some warmer weather and a chance to find some sunshine in a bottle or two. We had heard about the Italian white wine Vermentino but never sampled it. After a few days exploring Sardinia’s spectacular east coast national Park which extends north from Santa Maria Navarese, […]

Our Quest for the Perfect French Chardonnay

We have just landed back in Mudgee after 5 weeks exploring the huge wine-growing region of Southern Burgundy, France, in our quest to find the perfect French Chardonnay. Our quest was sparked by the fact that this year we are making our first single-vineyard Chardonnay and we were looking for fresh inspiration to bring to the table.  We spent many productive days meeting French winemakers, sampling the best on offer and learning how many French vignerons are now embracing biodynamic […]