2017 MONTHLY UPDATE ARCHIVE

  • JANUARY 2017

    • Whoops, the vintage takes shape and the nature of the beast...

  • FEBRUARY 2017

    • A tricky season, Coonawarra classics and a new Allouran...

  • MARCH 2017

    • Difficult decisions, discounting the discounters and the 2014 Allouran...

  • APRIL 2017

    • Going to the chapel, where to now with en primeur and quiet times...

  • MAY 2017

    • Deep sleep, the mystery of the good oak and a nice sunrise...

  • JUNE 2017

    • Winter is coming...we hope, a nice sunset and we love Perth...

  • JULY 2017

    • Pruning time, a bit of biochar and the fragmentation of an industry...

  • AUGUST 2017

    • Release of the 2015 Reserve wines, a wet month and Blue Poles does Mornington...

  • SEPTEMBER 2017

    • Vintage begins, a new Shiraz coming and is there such a thing as value...

  • OCTOBER 2017

    • Our 2016 Shiraz is released, blustery blasts and thinking of California...

  • NOVEMBER 2017

    • Loss of a friend, serving temperatures and Teroldego everywhere...

  • DECEMBER 2017

    • Welcome Vance, a perfect start to the season, and visiting Blue Poles...