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Wednesday 18 January 2017 loc: GB

Tasmania

Riesling ‘most undervalued’ variety in Australia

Riesling is the most undervalued variety in Australia, with the wines often hugely over-performing for their price point according to one champion of the grape.

Friday, December 9th, 2016 1 Comment »

Top 5 Pinot Noirs from Wine Australia trip

db’s Lucy Shaw picks her top five Pinot Noirs from a recent two-week trip to Australia that took in the Adelaide Hills, Tasmania and Yarra Valley.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne’s pretenders to the throne

The dominance of Champagne is being challenged by producers in England, Italy and Tasmania. db’s Lucy Shaw takes stock of the sparkling estates that are re-energising the market.

Friday, November 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Australia in pictures: Tasmania

The next leg of our Aussie wine adventure took us to Tasmania, where we found sublime sparkling wines, soporific koalas, arresting artworks and stunning scenery.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 1 Comment »

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 »

Tasmania, an island of well-kept treasures

Being the only island State of Australia, Tasmania is a fascinating and intriguing wine region. According to the legend, this little island in the middle of the ocean was born from the union between Australia and New Zealand.

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Beer brand invention turns weather into music

Tasmanian beer brand James Boag has unveiled a groundbreaking instrument that turns live environmental and meteorological readings into music.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Tassie whisky aims high

A Tasmanian whisky producer is hoping to ride on a global thirst for luxury spirits by launching the region’s most expensive ever bottling.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine cellar carved into cliff on sale for $3m

A nine-storey deep wine cellar carved into a cliff edge has gone on sale in Tasmania for AUD$3 million (£1.5m).

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

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