Hunter wineries big guns take a hit from smoke taint

By Rick Allen
January 23 2020 - 7:00pm
WRITE-OFF: Mount Pleasant chief winemnaker Adrian Sparks said they won't pick a single grape this vintage.
WRITE-OFF: Mount Pleasant chief winemnaker Adrian Sparks said they won't pick a single grape this vintage.

The smoke taint concern for Hunter Valley wineries is starting to hit home with Mount Pleasant - producers of the NSW Wine of the Year for the past two years - writing off its 2020 vintage completely.

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