Category Archives: winemaking

Hong Kong base TK – Tasting Kitchen Magazine E/J

There is an article about Australian Wine in TK33 published in January. Please see below magazine. “Meet seven of Australia’s most innovative wine influensers”. written by Lucy Morgan. p.110 – 119. This is my first article in Hong Kong base magazine, and humble to say but I am one of them with other great winemakers!…

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Premium Japan に記事が載りました J/E

プレミアム・ジャパンというウェブサイトをご存知でしょうか? My story is published on Premium Japan 🙂 プレミアムジャパンは日本のプレミアムな情報を発信するウェブサイトです。 日本の美しさ、ライフスタイル、食、旅、温泉、日本酒、おもてなしの心、職人の技など、世界に誇れるメイドインジャパンの魅力が満載です。 私たち日本人はもちろん、外国人のお友達やお知り合いにも、是非お勧めしたいウェブサイトです。 そのプレミアム・ジャパンの海外で活躍する日本人のページでご紹介頂きました。 下記のリンクからご覧いただけます。 PREMIUM JAPAN Beautiful website “Premium Japan”. Full of interesting content, beauty of Japan, premium “made in Japan” products, information, and experiences…. There are Japanese, English and Chinese pages, and you will definitely love this website. I would like to recommend not…

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2018 Vintage has commenced!

Happy New Year everybody! As you know I have been quieter, the vintage has started already! No rain, we need rain, even this time of the year, we don’t mind getting some rain. Started 10th January, picked Chardonnay!! It’s bit earlier than last year. Fruit is ripe, clean, beautiful flavour and it’s in the tank,…

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New Product

New product! Finally, but only 200 bottles made. 2016 GOLDEN VERDELHO is now at the cellar door! Made Naturally from Verdelho Wild Yeast, Wild Malo-Lactic Bacteria, Hand de-stemming, Maceration Carbonic, Hand crushing, Ferment on skin, Hand plunging, Extended maceration, Drained the wine, Soft Pressing by Hand, Stored in SS tank, Racked twice, Nothing to removed…

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Weekend again :)

Another weekend….. looks like great weekend, fine and max 22’C. Why not to visit Small Forest Cellar Door this weekend? Wine tasting, “Sake Tasting” this weekend again, a pot of tea with sweet, or glass wine with cheese platter?? You are more than welcome to bring your own lunch if you purchase glass wine. The…

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International Wine Challenge

The news was released at night on the 17th, in the morning in London time. And, 2014 Orange Shiraz got Silver Medal!! This was tough vintage. Fruits were affected by smoke, gave up using fruit from Upper Hunter, rush to Orange and got beautiful fruit. Every winemaker wants “good” fruit every year, but you won’t…

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VINTAGE

Vintage Dirty, sleepy, wet, hungry, panic, tired, sweaty, stress, sticky everywhere, drama (not always good thing) etc, etc…. And, feeling lonely sometime especially late night or early morning and tired. But I am not alone because I know someone in somewhere is doing exactly the same as what I am doing. We are all doing…

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