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Saturday 13 February 2016

Shiraz

Top 12 Syrahs over £30

Following on from our round-up of best value Syrahs, we reveal the showstopper wines priced over £30 that were awarded a Gold or Master medal in the drinks business Global Syrah Masters.

Thursday, December 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Syrah Masters 2015: the results

With entries from France to Australia and Israel to Switzerland, a move away from high-alcohol blockbusters towards wines of greater restraint was the keynote of this year’s Global Syrah Masters.

Friday, December 4th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Anything but Chardonnay’ days are over

The “Anything but Chardonnay” days are over according to one boutique Australian producer who believes the once unloved variety is firmly back in fashion.

Friday, November 6th, 2015 1 Comment »

Mornington applies ‘Pinot hands’ to Shiraz

Mornington Peninsula has a “hidden gem” in its Shiraz to show off alongside the Australian region’s flagship Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, believes Lindsay McCall of Paringa Estate.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Aussie Shiraz shift is not critic-driven

Producers rather than critics are driving the stylistic shift in Australia’s flagship Shiraz, maintains one expert on the country’s wines.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 Australian reds

We round up the reds making an impact with the trade following Wine Australia’s “Inspired” annual tasting.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Australia’s inner-most wine habits revealed

Riesling is Australia’s favourite white, according to a recent survey, which also revealed 7% of its population use the oven to heat up their wine.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Barossa needs ‘more honest’ style

Barossa Valley winemakers need to break free from the region’s “default setting” and revisit the lighter expressions of its past, believes one winemaker.

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 wines in Asian media

This week’s wine picks in Asia include a “sumptuously flavoured and deeply layered Chardonnay,” a “deliciously crisp and elegant” sparkler and a “very seductive” red.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the Asian media

This week’s Asian media recommendations include a “beautifully mature” red, a “elegant and lively” Champagne and a white with “delicately delivered” flavours.

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 No Comments »

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