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Thursday 18 December 2014

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Sydney sommelier wins scholarship

The 16th annual Daniel Pontifex scholarship has been awarded to Alexander Kirkwood of Sydney’s Rockpool Bar and Grill.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 1. Slimline Chardonnay

Chardonnay and Shiraz are undoubtedly Australia’s twin varietal icons, but while the latter has retained the world’s affection, the former had become distinctly unfashionable – and Oz has been blamed for altering its image.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 7. Sub-regional recognition

Australia is well-known for its attempts to highlight regional distinctions, but today the focus is also on sub regions and single vineyards.

Monday, January 7th, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 9. Tasmania fervour

We consider the fast-growing interest in Tasmania in our second of ten installments on Australia’s evolving wine industry.

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Tasmania attracts further investment

Michael Hill-Smith MW’s decision to launch a new wine brand from Tasmania is further proof the island has grabbed the attention of Australia’s leading winemakers.

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 3 Comments »

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