VinoPeople No. 33: Sue Hodder of Wynns Coonawarra

Sue Hodder of Wynns Coonawarra – the doyenne of Australian Cabernet

©WynnsToronto Sue Hodder

©WynnsToronto Sue Hodder

The best advice I ever got: Don’t forget people, look after people
My life motto: Don’t worry too much about the future
I am currently reading: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The most-played track on my iPod: Johnny Cash & Leonard Cohen
A wine that surprised me recently: A Greek Assyrtiko
My favourite newspaper/magazine: The Economist
My desert-island wine: Wynn’s Michael Hermitage 1955
If I didn’t do my current job I would be: Cattle farmer
I most admire in people: Resilience in the face of hardship
I really detest: Poor values, worrying about the wrong things
The skill I don’t currently possess but would like   to have: Painting and drawing
I relax while: Horse riding
I have learnt a lot from: Brian Walsh at Yalumba
My first taste of wine was: Sparkling wine when I was about 12
My last meal and sip will be: A Tavel Rosé for aperitif, then a really good steak, salad and Coonawarra Cabernet
What do you want to show most in your wine? Vineyard expression, the winemaker should stay in the background