Archives for October, 2014

Captain’s Choice Magazine speaks with Peter Scuadmore-Smith, Master of Wine

Captain’s Choice speaks with Master of Wine, Peter Scudamore-Smith about Champagne, sheep cheese and the Southern Islands.

Who better to introduce the emerging wine region of Kangaroo Island on our Southern Islands by Private Plane tour this October than Master of Wine, Peter Scudamore-Smith?  Peter will host dinner at the exquisite Southern Ocean Lodge, where there will be a chance to personally grill him about everything grape related over a beyond blue view of the Southern Ocean.  But Peter’s expertise certainly isn’t limited to wine.

With a background as a Principal Food Technologist, Peter has taught many people over the years to taste food and beverages … Read article.


Mark Ravenscroft, winemaker with a stellar career of making great drinks which wine shows applaud, continues to impress.  Most recent is the grape variety pinotage found in his homeland.

Mark’s current business is his namesake wines – cleverly seperated to Ravens Croft Wines – on a 1.5 hectare vineyard 10 kilometres north west of the Granite Belt’s only town – Stanthorpe … Read article.

By Peter-Scudamore-Smith, Master of Wine
Published in Queensland Smart Farmer, Oct – Nov 2014

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