Scottish themes abound in the nomenclature of Torbreck, the celebrated Australian winery founded in 1994 by David Powell, who once plied his hand as a lumberjack in a forest in Scotland of the sam
There is little that can be said of Grange, Penfolds’ flagship wine, that has not already been repeated again and again in the commentaries of critics.
If Penfolds, founded in 1844, embodies Australia’s winemaking past, then Two Hands Wines represents that country’s ever more promising future.
The Australian team of Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz shared one goal when they launched Two Hands in 1999: to make the greatest Shiraz-based wines from the finest vineyards in the country.
Since being established by owner David Powell in 1994, Torbreck has distinguished itself as one of Australia’s premiere producers.
As a young man growing up in Iran, where his father made wine as a hobby, Darioush Khaledi used to sneak sips from the barrel.