More current event knowledge on Port Vintages last week from Greg B. Carlstrom, guildsomm user, Rachael Ryan and Xoel Cantero Alvarez.
This week: What is the Barossa Old Vine Charter? Is there any other systems like it in the world of wine?
There’s also the Historic Vineyard Society established in California in 2011, a non-profit “dedicated to the preservation of California’s historic vineyards.” Vineyard Criteria include:
Great to celebrate and help preserve these old vines but it’s interesting to me that the Cabernet Sauvignon that topped Mouton-Rothschild, Haut-Brion, Montrose etc. at the judgment of Paris tasting (‘76) came from vines only on their third leaf.