Articles Published in January, 2014

Hogsheads

This is the famous Cellar 20 in the Penfolds winery at Magill Estate, Adelaide.  On the left are 30 hogsheads (300-litre oak barrels) of Grange 2013, which is undergoing barrel maturation in Quercus alba (American oak).  On the right are American oak barrels containing Bin 389 cabernet shiraz.  These barrels were used for the 2012 [ continue reading ]

Cellar 20

This is the famous tunnel at the end of Cellar 20, sitting 15 or so metres underneath the Penfolds Magill Estate winery in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide.  This cellar contains thousands of bottles of premium Penfolds wines along the sides, as well as wooden display cases at the end of the tunnel, which exhibit [ continue reading ]

Penfolds Magill Estate Winery

During a trip to Adelaide this week, we visited the famous Penfolds Magill Estate winery in Magill, 10km east of Adelaide.  Here is a view from outside: While photography is one of my loves in life, so is wine, and Penfolds produces some of my favourite red wines.  During this visit, we were given a [ continue reading ]

Glowing

Here is a still life image I shot back in 2008, but which I only published recently: This was from a series of wine glass images I captured.  At the time I only published one image, but I liked the drama and contrast in this different version of the same subject.  The lighting setup was [ continue reading ]