They will soon have their answer, when a panel of wine sector experts assess wines made from the rootstocks under formal conditions at the University of Melbourne – ultimately determining their long-term winemaking prospects.
The wines – including five from the 2020 vintage and nine from the 2021 vintage have already been peer-reviewed by a panel of Mornington Peninsula winemakers.
Now that wine travel is resuming, Wine Folly celebrates 10 years with the top 10 wine destinations to visit in 2022.Jone Mark
Where Did Wine Come From?
The ancient Egyptians drank wine. Back then, wine was consumed by high society and beer was the commoner’s drink. The Egyptians got their inspiration from the Levant (modern day Israel, Lebanon, etc) who’d been making wine since 4000 BC. One ancient wine cellar was found in Armenia inside a cave on the side of a hill.
Reliable Wine Information on Mobile
It’s frustrating to be standing in a wine shop, and you find a bottle that excites you with a QR code on the label, so you pull out your phone, and get a dead end.
Many producers want to include such codes on their bottles, but struggle to maintain links or keep the information at the end of the rainbow up to date. Leveraging the power of the Global Wine Database, winemakers can dynamically generate wine information cards with scannable QR codes that lead to vetted wine information.
At both vineyards, Pinot Noir clone MV6 was grafted to 14 rootstocks with three replicates per treatment and one panel per replicate. Grapevines were also planted on their own roots as a control.