The Morning Claret

Simon J Woolf & Friends on Wild and Wonderful Wines

Day: 8 April 2020

Drinking Against Sinking
8 minute read

Why you should support Drinking-Against-Sinking

What would you do if the entire economic backbone that supports your business looked like it could collapse? Some might throw in the towel, but not Florian Schuhmann-Irshik (Quantum winery). A young winemaker based in Austria’s Weinviertel, Schuhmann watched as the Covid-19 pandemic unfolded around him, and then decided to act. He’s come up with a simple, flexible scheme that supports the wine ecosystem. It’s called Drinking-Against-Sinking and you should support it today!

Blazič – Rebula Selekcija 2015

Thick skinned Rebula needs only 10 days of skin contact (as here) to create a seriously structured, complex wine. This standout vineyard selection from Borut Blazic is a textbook example of Brda/Collio Rebula – dense, slightly honeyed and full of Read more