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Sunday 29 March 2015

Shaw & Smith

Aussie wine trends: 3. The 2011 effect

The notoriously cool and wet 2011 vintage in south Australia accelerated a move towards leaner wine styles and reminded the world that not all the country’s harvests are the same.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 4. Perfecting Pinot

Burgundy appreciation is clearly evident among Australia’s winemakers, and among those producing Pinot Noir, it’s an obsession.

Friday, January 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 6. Semillon/Sauvignon

As part of an attempt to compete with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Australia has renewed its focus on the quality and style of its Semillon and Sauvignon.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 No Comments »

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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