Let’s Talk About Mataro

Let’s Talk About Mataro

Most often, Mataro is found as the M in GSM (also known as Mourvèdre or Monastrell or by a whole host of other names). But it’s so much more than that. To me, Mataro as a single variety is a beautifully alluring wine that’s often underrated. While it’s quite a...
Barossa Postcard

Barossa Postcard

It’s such a glorious day in the Barossa. Here’s a postcard for those that can’t make it here! Let’s Talk About Mataro Most often, Mataro is found as the M in GSM (also known as Mourvèdre or Monastrell or by a whole... Read More Barossa Postcard...
Red or Black?

Red or Black?

A lot of people ask me what the difference is between my Red Shiraz and Black Shiraz. Well, much can be summed up by the colour of the labels. They’re both Barossa Valley Shiraz, but the Red is more dominant in red fruit flavours, and the Black is a little more...
Welcome Rain

Welcome Rain

We’re gearing up for vintage here in the Barossa. Shiraz has just gone through veraison (when the grapes soften and change colour from green to purple) which indicates we’re only a few weeks away from picking. Now’s the stage that we start to spend a lot of time in...
Mighty Metala

Mighty Metala

Thanks to Nigel Dolan, co-creator of Dolan & Dunn wines, for today’s guest post on the history of the Adams family and Langhorne Creek’s celebrated Metala vineyard, source of our cheekily named Longhorn Peak Shiraz Cabernet. Making wine is not always...