World Wine Icon in Adelaide South Australia.
Part 1 of 3. I grew up in the eastern suburbs in Adelaide, South Australia. It was a pretty good place to do so. I would spend a lot of my pre-driving days climbing and playing in the spectacular Morialta Conservation park and the surrounding Adelaide Hills. In season, I would ride my bike into the Adelaide hills to pick olives that were growing all over, and when packed with all I could carry, I would ride to the Magill Grain Store to sell my load of hand picked olives. My
When the wine maker calls, you answer.
So recently while visiting home in Adelaide South Australia (the wine capital of the world) an offer was put on the table to participate in tasting and making the barrel selection for the next bottling's and future release of Chardonnay. Oh, and yes it has been said one should not start a sentence with a coordinating conjunction. So where were we. This sounds great I thought, as this means now I can maybe influence the owner / winemaker with my finely tuned palate and world