Hunter Valley

Keith Tulloch Semillon 2010 (£12 Highbury Vintners, The Good Wine Shop, Noel Young Wines, D Byrne, Noble Green Wines) Interesting mix of the zesty lime & lemon and pithy greengage with more exotic tropical fruits like paw-paw and pineapple, all the while with an undercurrent of bracing, even briny minerality. […]

Hunter Valley Semillon + a Barossa interloper

The Australian wine industry is determined to communicate the message of regionality. And as anyone who has ever tasted widely will tell you, there’s a big difference between Shirazes from, say, the Hunter Valley, McLaren Vale and Beechworth. If you want proof, look at the Brokenwood portfolio. The winery is […]

Iain Riggs of Brokenwood on the pros and cons of ...