Yarra the morning after


There is something quite remarkable about the Australian spirit. Below you will see a very brief pan in a particularly pink sunset round the supper table last Sunday night at De Bortoli right in the heart of the Yarra Valley (seen from above in the picture here).

Steve Webber of De Bortoli had said he would introduce me to some young winemaking talent that night and, even if there was a police roadblock at the end of his lane and smouldering devastation all around, that's what he did.  You will see, in quick succession, the forehead of Dr Tony Jordan...