Blog 2017-06-07T00:13:23+00:00

Nice Vision of Magnums

Making Roussanne at Yangarra, the old pigeage way: wine fermented in amphorae may fit some folks' orange or natural parameters, but not necessarily ... photo Philip [...]

Presenting the Egg

Waka Waka Wine Reviews Okay, look, I’m totally joking about that “Attending Semillon University” bit. The truth is, most of us really do take wine THAT [...]

Wine Companion

A great interview with Peter Fraser of Yangarra about his ceramic wine fermentation vessels in Wine Companion Magazine. Site:


Brave New winemaking techniques from Brave New Wines - this photo is of the ceramic egg, which is used to ferment their wonderful Rieslings. All ferments [...]

Wine Village

Have you heard of wine made in a ceramic egg shaped containers? The large ceramic egg container is perhaps the largest living vessel in the world [...]

Rosnay Organic Farm

Rosnay was created by the Statham family in 1997, and produces certified organic wines, olives, and figs. Certified organic since 1998, the vines and orchards have [...]


TEAM GLOVER From a minimal intervention standpoint right from the start, have you followed the line to get to your final wine? Banjo – Yes, we [...]

Pheiffer Wines

Pfeiffer Wines is a family owned and operated winery, located within historic Rutherglen - a region with a rich wine heritage, spanning over 150 years. Our [...]

Cape Jaffa Wines

"We chose Cape Jaffa because of what we felt saw and what we felt. There was no track record so we had to go by feeling" [...]

The Jurtschitsch Winery

Over the past generation, the Jurtschitsch winery in Langenlois / Kamptal has grown into one of the most prominent top wineries in Austria. Having being run [...]

Patrick Sullivan

Born of the many rural regions of Victoria, Patrick had a nomadic childhood. His first vinous whiff probably came whilst climbing the Cambrian hills north of [...]

Wily Trout Wines

Wily Trout Vineyard Wily Trout Vineyard, located in the Canberra Wine Region is a second generation family run vineyard. Susan and Robert Bruce planted the first [...]


Koerner wine is a partnership between brothers Damon and Jonathan Koerner. Both grew up in the Clare Valley but have since spent time working and studying [...]

Tom Shobbrook

It was whilst Tom and John (of Winemakers Club fame) met working for Sean O'Callaghan that The Winemakers Club was truly formed. After an inspirational six [...]

Aussie Awesomesauce

Anton van Klopper AKA Domaine Lucci has vineyards in the Basket Range in the Adelaide Hills and buys grapes from friendly growers. 2015 transpired not to [...]

Fine Wine Club

Whilst the vineyards at Yangarra were originally planted in 1946, it was the purchase of the property by the Jackson family (Jackson Family Wines in the [...]

Thinking Drinking

There is a wave of change washing over Martinborough, and Lance Redgwell of Cambridge Road Vineyard is surfing the crest. After crossing the globe working in [...]

The Wine Wankers

Yangarra – McLaren Vale’s ‘it’ winery of the moment When James Halliday recently gave seven 2012 Yangarra Estate wines ratings between 94 and 97 points, Australia [...]

Independent Wine Monthly NZ

Lance Redgwell On to Cambridge Road to meet owner/winemaker Lance Redgwell. Sitting in pride of place in the tiny winery was Cambridge Road’s ceramic egg, newly [...]

Egg heads for wineries

THE old adage is that form follows function. If this holds true then the wine produced in the giant egg-shaped ceramic containers produced by Phil Sedgeman [...]