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Nero D’Adelaide

Mediterranean vines gain a foothold in McLaren Vale

photo of Brash Higgins vineyard and Brad by Simon Hughes; Zibbibo in Amphora at Brash Higgins by Allison Bart; Chester Osborne by David-Evans

On a brisk July morning in McLaren Vale, Brad Hickey demonstrates how he will press the latest harvest of his nero d’Avola, the Sicilian grape he farms here. The fermentation has finished and the wine has been sitting on its skins for a few months when he reaches into a…

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This story appears in the print issue of February 2018.
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