By Graeme Leith
Like lots of his new release, Graeme left suburban Australia within the Fifties, certain for London and Europe. After a stint in Britain's atomic guns he rode his Lambretta scooter to Perugia in Italy, the place he had his first flavor of 'ethereal' wine and fell in love.
But Graeme had additionally fallen for the assumption of creating wine, and within the mid-1970s he and his companion Sue Mackinnon proven Passing Clouds, a winery in Victoria's Spa nation that produced award-winning wines from the beginning.
Then tragedy struck. In 1984 Graeme's attractive and proficient daughter Ondine and her boyfriend David vanished en path to the South Coast of recent South Wales. Ten days later their ute was once present in Kings go, the place it were deserted by way of their killers.
Heartfelt and heartbreaking, funny and hilarious, Passing Clouds tells of a existence absolutely lived-a existence embracing the adventure of fatherhood, of triumph and catastrophe, of pleasure and tragedy, of ingenuity and sheer labor and, certainly, an unquenchable optimism.
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Passing Clouds: A winemaker's journey by Graeme Leith