Your Guide to Drinking Durif & Why You Need More of It!

DurifLast night, Pinelli Estate in the Swan Valley held an event especially dedicated to the red wine grape, Durif. A lot of people are probably not familiar with the delicious vino that Durif turns into. So I thought it was about time I put together some info on this grape variety for you so that when you next come across a bottle of Durif you will know what it is, and you probably won’t be able to walk past it without grabbing a taste of it Continue reading

Your Guide to Drinking Chenin Blanc (& Why It’s Awesome)

Your Guide to Drinking Chenin BlancOn the weekend I attended a Vertical Chenin Blanc tasting at John Kosovich Wines here in the Swan Valley and it really got me thinking about this white wine grape variety. As winemaker, Arch Kosovich, said – it was probably one of the only/first vertical tastings of Chenin Blanc in Australia. I really enjoyed the tasting, so much so, that I simply knew I had to write-up a post purely dedicated to this variety. Continue reading