winemaking


Beware: laxative chemical to be used in winemaking!

So disappointing to read an article saying that “Winemakers will begin using a chemical additive that is also used in toothpaste and laxatives, after the Food Standards agency ruled it safe. The Australian reports that the Winemakers Federation of Australia has won approval to use sodium carboxymethyl cellulose — commonly […]


Cloudy Wines

An interesting video blog – by THAT CRAZY FRENCH WOMAN (Isabelle), about natural winemaking and “cloudy wine” in particular. Link to watch the video: http://www.thatcrazyfrenchwoman.com/video-diary/cloudy-wines


Our next wine tasting: 26 November

Come to the Small Winemaker’s Centre in Chateau Tanunda next Saturday 26 November, for a taste of our 2010 Semillon and 2010 Grenache. Stan will be happy to talk to you about his approach in growing the grapes and making the wine the natural way – without chemicals in the […]


GM a no go zone for wine

Wine producers say they aren’t interested in growing genetically modified vines despite the development of GM varieties resistant to common funguses. ABC Rural, 28 October 2011 read more http://www.abc.net.au/rural/wa/content/2011/10/s3350897.htm