As the fourth most planted red grape in the world and the third most planted red grape variety in France, Syrah or Shiraz (depending on location, style, and type) possesses vibrant dark skin with an excellent full-bodied roughness. While its origins remain open to interpretation, several different theories exist.
- Kicked out from his arts degree program, Tim Shand found inspiration in the glass and pivoted to heralding winemaking duties at Punt Road in historic Yarra Valley, Victoria.
- "In a certain way I chose him as a consultant winemaker, and he chose us, saying, “Okay, I’ll work with you guys. You have something I would like to work with. I think it is something exciting.” Felipe Tosso on working with famed Penfolds winemaker John Duval
- The tastes of non-traditional markets continue to be undefined —“how do new wine drinkers around the world like their wine?” is a question all wine producing regions should be asking. There is tremendous opportunity for wine regions to improve and cater wines to these emerging wine markets.
- We begin in the Barossa Valley with Seppeltsfield Winery. This is a winery with over 100 years of history and a producer of some great table wines and most definitely of fortified wines!