The quiet achiever
Mudgee suffers because it has never been promoted well. But things are changing. With the canny and experienced Oatley family – founders of Rosemount – investing in the area, Mudgee’s profile is rising. And with some smart young winemakers, there is a sense of new energy. It is a shame Michael Slater, who was doing great things at Thistle Hill and Erudgere, has left to work in the Riverina, but others are running with the Mudgee torch, writes Huon Hooke in the Sydney Morning Herald.