McLaren Vale

Australia’s women in wine to watch

In the second instalment of our Australian women in wine feature, we flag up the winemakers branching out with their own labels and the rising stars to watch.

Aussie Grenache ‘can age better than Shiraz’

Australian Grenache has greater ageing potential than wines made from the country's flagship red variety, Shiraz, according to wine writer Sarah Ahmed.

Fire wreaks havoc at McLaren Vale winery

A fire that broke out on Sunday at McLaren Vale’s Alpha Box & Dice winery caused up to AU$400,000 damage to the winery’s cellar door and its 2012 Hercules Shiraz wines.

Australian wine boom in China boosts wine tourism

Chinese consumers’ strong interest in Australian wines has spawned a booming wine tourism industry with a major tour operator reporting a steep increase of tours from 38 in 2013 to more than 700 in 2016. 

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