Blue Monday and Bizarre Love Triangle (both by 80s English indi band New Order) are made from grapes of the same vineyard, and BLT is a blend of three varieties – pinot gris, Gewurztraminer, and riesling.
Grapes used in the Hallelujah chardonnay are sourced from a vineyard established by a religious order from the US.
High and Dry, one of Tony’s favourites, is a dry riesling from the hilly Porongurup region in the Great Southern.
Black Betty isn’t just a banging classic, it’s also a bold fruit-driven cab sav with lots of generosity of flavour.
A self described music nerd, Tony said he likes the stories behind the bands and songs and, when not scouting new vineyards or sampling new styles, you’ll likely find him playing vinyl with music loving friends. He said the wine names were becoming part of the everyday vernacular for their distributors and customers and were also being well received in the US where they’ve just been released.