Two Hands Wines In The Mix
In the Mix, “The Publication and Website for On-Premise National Accounts,” takes an interesting approach to exploring Australian wine in its Spring 2013 issue, focusing on a handful of wineries that arose in different eras. As the piece notes, Two Hands came along end of the 1990s. This was a time in which the Australian wine industry, long moribund, was booming. Broadly appealing, large-scale production was the key to the growth then, but Two Hands too a different approach, emphasizing artisan-quality and regionality. From the article:
TWO HANDS … was founded in 1999 by Michael Twelftree and Richard Mintz, and was named by Wine Spectator in its annual Top 100 for the tenth consecutive year in 2012, an achievement that has never been equaled by any other winery the world over. This amazing young winery from South Australia uses six regions in two states to source their fruit, including Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Langhorne Creek and Padthaway…. “Quality without compromise” is a core value of the winery and it seems to have worked — they have received international acclaim from respected wine critics all around the world….
You can read the full article on the In the Mix website.