Jane MacQuitty recommends a “great summer red” while Victoria Moore picks out an Australian wine, which she calls “absolutely superb stuff”.
Tasmania’s vineyard area “could easily get 10 times bigger,” according to winemaker Andrew Pirie as the Australian state embarks on a major push for outside investment.
Australian winery Bleasdale at Langhorne Creek has been partially bought by Australian and Chinese investors.
Australian wineries are proving popular with Chinese buyers keen to ensure their supply of wine.
Neil McGuigan, CEO of Australian Vintage, has called on the UK government to encourage responsible drinking with the creation of an alcohol tax band between 9% and 12% abv.
A price war is raging among retailers in Australia over the 2008 vintage of Penfolds Grange, which received a perfect 100-point score from The Wine Advocate.
Delegat’s Group has saved Australian winemaker Barossa Valley Estate from administration with a AU$24.7 million buyout.
Matthew Jukes picks out a wine that he says “will vie for white wine of the year come December” and David Williams makes recommendations for starting a wine cellar.
Wine writer Matthew Jukes looks back on a decade of change in the country’s wine industry and offers predictions for its future.
Jacob’s Creek has launched a new wine designed specifically to pair with Japanese food.
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