Tyrrell's prove longevity

Bruce and Chris Tyrrell in their Hunter Valley winery

Chris Tyrrell (right, with his father Bruce) was in London recently to celebrate his family's 160th anniversary as Hunter Valley grape growers. The second of this week's articles about mature whites. See also Chablis – Raveneau v Dauvissat and When is Riesling ready? 

Oh dear. I was just getting used to seeing second-generation members of winemaking families in post. But Chris Tyrrell, who came to London recently to celebrate his family’s 160th vintage and demonstrate how long Tyrrell’s Hunter Valley wines can last, represents the third generation I have known. Chris’s grandfather Murray used to come to L’Escargot with...