Landmark TNs - sparkling wines
26 Aug 2009 by Julia Harding MW
A sparkling start to Day 5 of the Landmark Tutorial with two extremely experienced winemakers: consultant Dr Tony Jordan (Domaine Chandon, Cloudy Bay, Cape Mentelle, most recently the Estates and Wines group with the Moët Hennessy group) and Ed Carr (Wynn Wine Growers, Seaview and now group sparkling winemaker for Constellation). Jordan began with a question: Why is so little Australian sparkling wine exported, particularly compared with the percentage of still wines exported? Global sparkling wine production is 170 m cases, that of champagne is 27 m cases, that of Australian sparkling wine is 6.7 m cases (eighth largest in...

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