|Andrew Nielsen - Le Grappin|
Wanderlust! The early history of (white settlement in) Australia is full of the legends of intrepid explorers, of those seeking new frontiers and pushing new boundaries. The modern inception of that is OE, the beloved Overseas Experience.
Winemakers are no exception. Seeking inspiration from classic wines made overseas, drinking them in copious amounts too. And then there are those winemakers who take the time to make wines overseas, either on a permanent basis, to undertake vintage or just produce something under their own name elsewhere.
Can you see where this is heading....? So, pop Tuesday 17th February in your diaries...as Swirl Sniff Spit heads off for a bit of OE (passport not required).
Provisional Line-up (subject to change, vintage availability):
Ulithorne Vermentinu @UlithorneWine
Timo Mayer Kemstal Kabinett Riesling Twitter n/a
Croser Tunakilla Riesling @Tapanappa
Le Grappin Beaune 1er Cru Les Greves Blanc @legrappin
Jane Eyre Sauvigny Les Baunes Aux Vergelesses @JaneEyreWines
Le Grappin 1er Boucherottes @legrappin
2 Men in Mendoza Malbec @TwoMenInMendoza
Jed Argentinian Cab Franc @JedWines
L'Imposteur Vin de Pays @MonsieurFoster
Fletcher Barbaresco 'Recta Pete' @FletcherWines