The Athletes Of Wine are Liam O’Brien and Matt Brooke , two hard-training Melbourne sommeliers, who in the winter of 2007 jumped at an opportunity to manage and nurture a plot of vines in the Macedon Ranges, an unloved vineyard in need of some TLC.
A one-man-band; he prunes, ploughs, thins the vines, harvests, ferments, cleans vats and bottles his wines by hand. Jordi's main passion lies amidst the fruit in the vineyard where his philosophy focuses on terroir, maximising care and attention towards his environment, minimising influence in the winery and vinification.
By Dan Simmons
By Jon Bonne for PUNCHDRINK.COM