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EPS5: Chief Winemaker Andrew Quin – Knock offs with Nick

Posted 24 June, 2020
12.06.2020 2017 The Beauty Shiraz | 2017 The Beast Shiraz This week, National Brand Ambassador Nicholas Meyer enjoys a ‘knock off’ with Hentley Farm’s Chief Winemaker Andrew Quin. 'These two Shiraz are the basis of the Hentley Farm story. Grown only a few hundred meters apart, this small shift in terroir results in two substantially different stylistic stories.' - Andrew Quin Chief Winemaker. The Beauty, a fitting partner to the Beast, is a wine of elegance… Grown on the coolest block on the property and co-fermented with a touch of Viognier, the Beauty displays…

The Complicated Art of Crafting a Wine Icon

Posted 16 June, 2020
South Australia can lay claim to several wines that have achieved the status of icon in terms of their quality, value and desirability, but just how many stars have to align before a wine can claim icon status? The Adelaide Review 2 June 2020 by David Sly The ancient, gnarled Shiraz vines on Henschke’s four-hectare Hill of Grace vineyard in Barossa’s Eden Valley are so delicate that their grapes can only be picked by hand or the vines’ straggly arms risk breaking. Planted in 1860, they are brittle and produce tiny berries…

Drinking – Angus Hughson

Posted 16 June, 2020
VARIETY IS THE SPICE. This vineyard is full of surprises. One property, one place and such very different wines. This is the story of Hentley Farm in the Barossa Valley’s Seppeltsfield sub-region. It is the story of how, more or less, a single place has the capacity to create stunningly different wines. Also how the position of a creek, subtly different soils and the angle of a hill is enough to completely transform wines from elegant on the one had to dense and bold on the other It is a little…

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