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‘Drink spirits, see ghosts’: Scott Collett, Woodstock McLaren Vale, Friday 21st September.

Continuing our autumn programme of events and tastings for the Curious Wine Club, Friday 21st September sees the first visit to Cork of Scott Collett of Woodstock McLaren Vale. Owner and viticulturist Scott will be presenting his range of whites, reds and fortified ‘stickies’ while regaling with stories of McLaren Vale, the Woodstock winery, spirits, …

Drink spirits, see ghosts: Scott Collett talks to Curious Wines

This week we welcome a very talented viticulturist to the Curious Wines Blog. Scott Collett, managing director of Woodstock Wines, McLaren Vale, is one of two key players at this McLaren Vale winery, Ben Glaetzer being the second big influencer. Scott is a real character. Meeting him in person he shows a bit of a …

Woodstock grab problem by the neck & screw it

It was only recently that I picked up on an article in Decanter, acknowledging how cork closures weren’t helping matters for the Sancerre 2009. It’s obvious to me that some wines simply must be bottled under screwcap, and it’s with no surprise that the New World is leading the way for the worlds most innovative …

Woodstock: McLaren Vale’s world beating vintners

As the son of the late Doug Collett and proprietor of Woodstock Estate, award winning winemaker Scott Collett believes winemaking is simply a “matter of getting it right”. He indulges his passion in his work, while continuing the tradition started by his father over 30 years ago. Following in his father’s footsteps, Scott completed a …