Billy Button 'The Affable' Barbera
Current Vintage: 2018
Jo Marsh is not a box ticker. She embraces every task with great expectation and seeks out the path less travelled.
With a focus on alternate varietals, Jo produces an astounding array of wines, which including cellar door only wines, comprises over 20 different varietals, some in minuscule quantities.
Working closely with local growers Jo has helped to breath new life into this tiny wine region, and shine a light on the breadth and depth of the grape varietal variation that we have in Australia. Jo follows no rule book, she believes in doing what’s best for the wine, polishing and perfecting, highlighting the fruit and sculpting the palate so the wine flows through the mouth with texture and interest.
It’s not all about the ski slopes in Victoria’s high country. The tremendous scenes and contrasting seasons make the Alpine Valley a unique place for vignerons and wine lovers alike.
The Alpine Valley may be an emerging region, but the top quality wines of over 30 varietals being produced there are a testament to the incredible vision of local winemakers. Despite its long history, the region has only recently caught the eye of Australia’s wine lovers. We’d say it’s the new kid on the block - but not to be taken lightly.