Wine Code Breaker #387

2021 Granite Hills Riesling, Macedon Ranges, Victoria Burke and Wills set out on their remarkable, yet tragic, journey from Melbourne to the Gulf of Carpentaria, facing their first challenge in the winter of 1860 when traversing the Macedon Ranges. This is a range that is dominated by granite outcrops that rise and fall 300 toContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #387”

Wine Code Breaker #383

2021 Rieslingfreak No. 4 Riesling, Eden Valley, South Australia The word freak as a noun refers to a very unusual and unexpected event or situation. As a verb, freak is to behave or cause to behave in a wild and irrational way. Coming across a winery that is called Rieslingfreak does get you wondering. IsContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #383”

Wine Code Breaker #320

2019 Duke’s Magpie Hill Reserve Riesling, Porongurup, Western Australia A sonic boom is heard when an object travels faster than the speed of sound.  It can be similar to a thunderclap to the observer who is generally stationery.  Less appreciated is the fact that a sonic boom is a continuous sound and this has beenContinue reading “Wine Code Breaker #320”