Articles by Barry Smith
The bad sweet wine you've had in the past is just bad wine—the sweetness has nothing to do with it
In the dark and rain, lightning struck the trees—but it never touched the part of the vineyard where the best vines were planted
Barry Smith / May 16, 2018
Wine's aromas develop over time
When wine meets cider, it's time to tread with caution
Should fans of US wine pay less attention to the west coast and a little more to the east?
Some of the greatest red wines in history come round once a year—but you'll only get a thimbleful
Surprisingly, as little as 5 per cent of the wine from a given grape variety can make all the difference
Barry Smith / November 16, 2017
Chester Osborn's five-storey visitor’s centre to give visitors an extraordinary experience of his wines
Barry Smith / October 9, 2017
The same white wine can seem fine to one person and too acidic to another. Why?
Barry Smith / September 12, 2017
It would be tempting to use the term “terroir” if it hadn’t been so derided by Australian winemakers suspecting a French ruse