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Shiraz

Australian Shiraz to get $5.3m terroir makeover

The Australian wine industry has launched a six-year AU$5.3 million research project to help it better understand the effects of terroir on its expression of Shiraz.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Kerry Wines takes on Powell & Son

Hong Kong’s fine wine merchants, Kerry Wines has just announced it has acquired exclusive distribution to Powell & Son, owned by the outspoken Dave Powell and his son, Callum.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Adelaide Hills ‘makes a Pollock painting look simple’

The diversity of different terroirs in the Australian region of the Adelaide Hills “makes a Jackson Pollock painting look simple”, according to one local producer.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

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.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Chris Ringland adds ‘CR 2013’ to Shiraz range

Iconic Barossa wine producer Chris Ringland has added a new entry-level wine, named ‘CR 2013’, to his Shiraz range.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 No Comments »

Wolf Blass launches ‘Blass’ wines for Hong Kong & Macau

Wolf Blass has debuted its terroir-driven ‘Blass’ range of wines in Hong Kong and Macau, with chief winemaker, Chris Hatcher, calling the Chardonnay the “star” of the Wolf Blass portfolio.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Parker ‘palate killers’ are gone from Oz

The days of Australian winemakers producing “palate killing” Shiraz to please Robert Parker are finally over according to one key winemaker in the country.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Geber: Cabernet Franc ‘like perfume on a woman’

Cabernet Franc’s gentle characteristics and aroma is like “perfume on a woman”, according to Chateau Tanunda’s dapper yet forthright proprietor, John Geber.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Top five picks from Wine Australia trip

Australia is producing sublime wines of elegance and finesse that can stand proudly alongside their Old World counterparts. We’ve rounded up our top five picks from a recent visit to the country.

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

Australia is producing the best wines in its history. To celebrate this, we’ve rounded up ten we believe have great fine wine potential and are set to be the stars of the future.

Thursday, October 13th, 2016 No Comments »

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