2009 MONTHLY UPDATE ARCHIVE

  • JANUARY 2009

    • Green quilts on the hills, steady as she goes and more summer sun...

  • FEBRUARY 2009

    • Devastating bush-fires, remembering the past and no dramas yet...

  • MARCH 2009

    • Bringing in the grapes, the rise (and fall?) of Parkerized Australia, and a mixed bag...

  • APRIL 2009

    • Time to take stock, a Reserve Merlot review and a glorious month...

  • MAY 2009

    • A sense of the absolute, structural wine and the break of season...

  • JUNE 2009

    • Entrapped in Osmington, barrel tastings and when it rains, it pours...

  • JULY 2009

    • So close, Jane Anson article and a typical winter...

  • AUGUST 2009

    • Soon is all starts again, what is wrong with Australian wine, and cool and consistent...

  • SEPTEMBER 2009

    • Expect the unexpected, wine shows & the death of interesting wine, and weather for ducks...

  • OCTOBER 2009

    • And the vines burst forth, the written word and a touch of warmth...

  • NOVEMBER 2009

    • Hope springs eternal, wine and food, and variable weather... 

  • DECEMBER 2009

    • Lazy summer days...not, a Blue Poles status report and summer has commenced...