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Two Hands Wines makes some of the best Shiraz in Australia. Meet co-owner Michael Twelftree as he explains the distinctive characters of his Bella's Garden blend and the single-vineyard Coach House Block.
June 18, 2010
One of the big trends in Australian winemaking is regionality as top wineries emphasize the distinctive characters of individual regions and vineyards. Here, Michael Twelftree of Two Hands Winery introduces his favorite Shiraz areas.
September 28, 2009
What does it take to make a top wine in a challenging vintage? Michael Twelftree shared his 2008 Bella's Garden -- and amazing stories of grapes annealed to vines -- with the appreciative audience at the New York Wine Experience.
January 18, 2012
What are the styles associated with Shiraz from Australia's key regions? The master class continues as Michael Twelftree and Gloria Maroti Frazee focus on Shiraz from McLaren Vale and Langhorne. part 2 of the series
March 31, 2015
Same grape, same winery, yet distinctly different wines from different regions. Get the scoop on Shiraz regions with Michael Twelftree, who shares his insights with Wine Spectator's Gloria Maroti Frazee. part 1 of a series; more to come
February 17, 2015
Harvey Steiman presents Wine Spectator's #2 wine of 2010.
November 17, 2010
There are two alternate realities: the "happy couple" photo with wine glasses in hand, and what REALLY happens in a small vineyard and winery. Submitted by Nancy Bentley of Kinkead Ridge Winery in Ohio.
April 26, 2007
Meet Michael Twelftree of Two Hands in South Australia's Barossa Valley. Along with his partner, Richard Mintz, Michael made Wine Spectator's #10 wine of 2006, Bella's Garden Shiraz 2004. Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman provides commentary.
November 5, 2007
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