Wondrous wines of 2022: Sparkling and whites

No scores, no top drops, but all winners – here are the liquid wonders that turned our wine writer’s head over the past 12 months. In part one: sparkling and white wines. Bookmark it for your next bottleshop trip or track the wines down online.

The Italian uber-alternative turning heads

And now for the next “alternative” variety which is having a dream run with show judges. Our wine writer unpacks why it’s garnering so much success and suggests some local bottles to try.

By any other name

Whatever it’s eventually allowed to be called, Prosecco is the essential, fun sparkler for a South Australian summer.

The cool truth about Riesling

Is there an R-rated disconnect between winemakers and consumers when it comes to the perfect drink for Spring and Summer?

The sands of time

One wine variety South Australia can truly claim bragging rights over has risen to great heights, especially in a unique corner of McLaren Vale where some suggest it is equal to the finest international examples.

It takes a village

Our wine writer travels to the Coonawarra, where he discovers the unique blend that holds this community together.