Celebrating the Barossa Vintage Festival for 1950
A View of Early Greenock, C1910, the Western Edge of the Barossa Valley.
Oak Barrels and Oak Vats
Festival of Adelaidean Shiraz - The Altitude Map
Mid-way Point of The Festival of Adelaidean Shiraz
The Festival of Adelaidean Shiraz
The Festival of Adelaidean Shiraz
Two Wine Faces of Tasmania: Part 2
Two Wine Faces of Tasmania
Spink Auction Advertisement
The way we were...
Ben, vintage 2012, demonstrating the art of 'pumping over'
The way we were...
Fortunately many people with money are attracted to the wine business
What the Locals are drinking
From 1920 to 1933 the sale of alcohol in the U.S. was banned
Hedonism a new wine shop in Mayfair proves the game of Monopoly is true
The first export wine 'critter' brand depicted an Emu
Lindemans Co in the beautiful Queen Vic building
The latest winery innovation
This advertisement which appeared in overseas magazines
The last surviving neon advertisement for the fading Australian brandy business can be seen when you descend the stairs into St James Station, Sydney
The last surviving neon advertisement for the fading Australian brandy business can be seen when you descend the stairs into St James Station, Sydney
We view fondly the capacity of winemakers and consumers to indulge their fantasies with all manner of gadgets and bizarre beliefs that are offered up for making wine taste so much better
It was once described by Paris newspaper Le Figaro as "the greatest marketing stroke since the end of World War Two."
The original trademark application for Penfolds St. Henri, July, 1965.
ine personality Brian Miller refers to this style as 'Honesty in Advertising'.
Early morning reflecting over the west bank vineyards of the Tamar Valley, Tasmania
Leo Buring (1876-1961) was a pioneering winemaker and wine merchant
The 2011 vintage was a nightmare for growers
One way of handling a wine surplus
Picking grapes in the Barossa Valley; an undated photo though perhaps it's the 1960s-1970s
Picking grapes in the Barossa Valley; an undated photo though perhaps it's the 1960s-1970s
A happy couple sipping Minchinbury Sparkling Burgundy
A happy couple sipping Minchinbury Sparkling Burgundy
What on earth is this woman doing?
Inside the Colonial winery, Barossa Valley
The prohibition train pulls into town; 1918, Tasmania
The Auldana vineyard in the Adelaide Hills C1900 was planted by Patrick Auld commencing in the late 1840s
Last year we were alerted to a magnificent collection of wine resting at Tinlins Winery, McLaren Vale
Making good wine is going back to where we started
Depicted are the Lindemans cellars in the Queen Victoria building
Another day at the office
A Wynns Coonawarra advertisement from the late 1990's
Ladies Day at the Aintree Races, 2010
Glug Shiraz 2010 gets a Pump Over
The Great Vine at Hampton Court Palace
First Red Wine of Vintage 2010
Henry VIII's (1491-1547) cellars at Hampton Court Palace
Beyonce and husband Jay-Z with the Champagne craze, the Ace of Spades
First Grapes - 1st Feb 2010
Vinderella
Australian Burgundy C1900?
Wilcannia was bustling town and river port in the 1880's-1890's
When wages are spent on this, retribution is inevitable!
An early C1900? sample bottle from P.B.Burgoyne
My happiness depends on your success, 1947
The Fleurieu Peninsula runs south from Adelaide
"That's it Surrounded!"
"The last warning - give it up."
"The last warning - give it up."
In 2008 we made about 200 Hogsheads of Barossa Valley Shiraz
Fortified
Teusner & Page Pty Ltd
A Vintage in India
Ask for a Cockatoo too
Chez Georges
Tightening the Alligator Belt
"Light In Case Of Emergency"
Drinking With Diana
This 1787 Chateau Lafite, bearing the initials of Thomas Jefferson
These small plastic tubs are great for fermenting small tonnages of grapes
Almost ripe, red grapes and bunches of green grapes
The Slow Death of a Great Brand - Penfolds
A panorama across the Craggy Range vineyard, Te Muna road, Martinbrough, New Zealand
Looking over the Simon Adams vineyard in Eden Valley
Prince Charles is a keen amateur painter
The old shiraz vines of Henschke Hill of Grace
A window of the original Jacob's Creek cottage...
Our first barrel purchase...
No Sex Please, We're French...
Exports are still growing and local consumption is very strong...
The famed cigar shape of Coonawarra.
Where are the Red Soils of Coonawarra?
The Dramatic View South to Chard Farm, Otago, New Zealand.
Barossa Winemakers of the Year, 2005.
Autumn leaves in Angaston.
The Old Barn on Langmeil Road, Tanunda.
The fate of 20,000 tonnes...
Canít they leave the poor leopards alone?
June was wet and the rains continue in July.
Tanunda midday on a warm winterís day.
Real sherry from Spain...
Some say Ken Schliebs is the best grape grower in the Barossa Valley.
Is this a prize winning bunch...
Two Sample Bottles Tell the Story.
A bad morning at the Zema vineyard...
Looking north down the Rippon vineyard...
Pumping Over...
And didn't we have fun...
"Why make a top-heavy Brigitte Bardot of a claret..."
Many in the liquor trade...
These 100 year old vines were about to be overrun by housing...
What do you do with a brand new barrel...
Selling wine in cans is illegal in Italy...
Selling wine in cans is illegal in Italy...
Selling wine in cans is illegal in Italy...
Shiraz vines, probably 140 years old...
Michael Potts (winemaker) and David Forman (general manager)...
George Saintsbury published his great wine book...
An Australian built Champagne press...
The old Metala shiraz vines at Langhorne Creek...
Japanese company NEC has developed a robot with a sense of taste.
Christa Binder Deans and David Farmer...
Steaming barrels on a cold winter's morning.
This incredible purple crimson wine is from 100 year old mataro vines.
Samples of two new wines we have made at the Veritas winery.
This painting by the New York artist, David Gassoway...
A red wine classification underway at the Veritas Winery.
Passion has Red Lips...
China Forges Itself.
Looks like hard work...
The railway runs down the western side of the famous Coonawarra red soil strip
Ah, Jacobs Creek - we love what you have done for the wine trade.
Protesters outside the Russian embassy in Tbilsi