The town of Orange (locals call it a small city) in New South Wales lies to the west of Sydney, beyond the Blue Mountains. Originally noted for its orchards: apples, stone fruits and cherries (but not the eponymous fruit), the region now specialises in grapes and wine production and has become something of a foodie
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ADELAIDE CONVENTION CENTRE, 2-4 March 2018 Just as this year’s vintage is on the brink of harvest, South Australia’s wine makers gather together for the Cellar Door Festival. Held over a weekend with free wine, spirits and beer tastings from over a hundred producers, this can get a bit messy. Hence this year’s greater emphasis
DEVOTED TO PINOT NOIR “She’s very delicate and has to be handled with care” We exchanged a glance. Did the vintner just refer to the grapes as a “she”? Yes, such is the devotion to one particularly fickle varietal, the elegant and delicate light red Pinot Noir, in this unique and decidedly boutique wine region.