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Vintage Cellars Top Flight Cabernets and Blends Tasting 2013

2008 Highbank Single Vineyard Cabernet Blend showcased at the 2013 Vintage Cellars Top Flight Cabernets and Blends Tasting Vintage Cellars and Otto Ristorante’s Sommelier, Patrick White invite you to join them for a special evening on Woolloomooloo Wharf where you can decide for yourself. Sophisticated and sharp suited, Cabernet Sauvignon clearly articulates its place of […]

SA Life Food&Wine – Tasting the regions of South Australia

Coonawarra equals cabernet in the minds of many drinkers, yet a visit to winery cellar doors through the region reveals so much more. Shiraz of stature stands equal to revered cabernet sauvignons as red wine benchmarks of the modern Coonawarra era – take a look at both styles achieving peaks of excellence at Zema Estate, […]

Highbank featured in Grape Growers & Vignerons, December 2010

Unique Biodynamic approach delivers Coonawarra quality With a long-held determination to nurture their vines to increase fruit quality rather than yield, Coonawarra vignerons Dennis and Bonnie Vice have taken an unusual path with their viticultural practices… Download full article here (719kb pdf)

Wines help celebrate Penola’s saint

WHEN Australia’s first Catholic saint Mary MacKillop was canonised at the Vatican in Rome in October, Australian pilgrims were not the only visitors from Down Under. The Coonawarra Vignerons Association organised for a donated shipment of 100 cases of local wine to be sent to Rome to coincide with the canonisation – with four cases […]

Highbank featured in Wine SA

WINE SA: THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S CELLAR DOORS AND BEST WINE EXPERIENCES Highbank Wines Handcrafted biodynamic wines are compelling expressions of provenance and visiting the cellar door (by appointment) is an intimate experience. Download full article here (474kb pdf) About the author: Louise Radman is an award-winning wine writer and independent wine consultant. Louise […]

Meeting the doyen of the Singapore wine scene

On a recent marketing trip through Asia, I conducted a tasting at the residence of Dr NK Yong, doyen of the Singapore wine scene and wine columnist for the Singapore Business Times. He is largely responsible for inspiring thirst and the evolution of the fine wine market in Singapore. Also at the tasting was wine, […]

New technology from another of wine’s new worlds: the USA

On my recent travels through Napa Valley, California, I enjoyed two stops, in particular, which showcased the great advances in wine technology from making to retailing. I will share more of these findings over time but for now here are some images from these two concerns. Opus One is known to people around the world […]