Cyclones & Grapes The Making of a Unique Vintage

If you thought that 2017’s random weather patterns had ruined your weekend plans spare a thought for our nation’s winemakers whose reputations hinge on one of the more challenging vintages in recent history. With Cyclone Debbie, Cyclone Donna, Cyclone Cook and other extreme weather events impacting vineyards all over the country winemakers have had a tough run of late. But sometimes the toughest conditions can create the most special results. And this is the potential that some of our more accomplished winemakers see out of this vintage. Nautilus Estate’s winemaker Clive Jones is one such example and is very proud of…