Exploring Piedmont Part 2: Monferrato

January 21, 2016

The following article originally appeared on Palate Press in 2014 In this series, we take a look at three of Piedmont’s most fascinating and diverse wine regions by exploring what this historic and traditional corner of the wine world looks like today, and highlighting some of the off-the-beaten-track producers quietly shaping the region’s future.  In […]

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Piedmont Part 1: Barolo – Beyond the Big Names

September 3, 2015

The following article originally appeared on Palate Press in early 2014 In this series, we take a look at three of the most fascinating and diverse wine districts within Italy’s Piedmont region. We’ll be exploring what this most historic and traditional of wine regions looks like today, and highlighting some of the off-the-beaten-track producers quietly […]

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Biodynamic Bordeaux

December 1, 2014

Biodynamic Bordeaux: the lost article I wrote this piece over a year and a half ago as commissioned by a popular online foodie publication for their newly launched iPad magazine. Unfortunately (and frustratingly as I never received payment!) the deal fell through months after I’d already written the piece, but I thought it deserved to […]

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Wild West

June 23, 2014

This feature first appeared in Gourmet Traveller Wine‘s April/May 2014 issue. Read it here in its full form: You’ll find them down dirt roads beneath the tin roofs of ramshackle sheds. Amidst second hand tanks and creaky basket presses, Western Australia’s newest generation of winemakers are pushing the boundaries of what it means to make wine […]

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