Michael Hill-Smith MW
The 16th annual Daniel Pontifex scholarship has been awarded to Alexander Kirkwood of Sydney’s Rockpool Bar and Grill.
Australia is well-known for its attempts to highlight regional distinctions, but today the focus is also on sub regions and single vineyards.
We consider the fast-growing interest in Tasmania in our second of ten installments on Australia’s evolving wine industry.
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.