By Nathan Gogoll
I was only briefly at last week’s opening of the renovated Seppeltsfield cellar door and new terraced garden, which doubled as the opening of Fino at Seppeltsfield, but I felt the excitement fizzing in the place.
I have to be up-front and confess I’m a pretty big fan of the Seppeltsfield winery. My dad’s first job after he finished at Nuriootpa High School was as a trainee winemaker there. When mum and dad were first married they lived in one of the workers cottages across the road from the gravity-fed winery. They had a black Labrador called Tokay who loved vintage because on the steps next to the old concrete fermenters he could lick up the sweet, purpleness that bubbled through the heading boards. Continue reading