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Friday 1 August 2014

Yarra Valley

De Bortoli takes operatic inspiration

De Bortoli has launched a pair of wines inspired by an opera closely associated with Yarra Valley-born 19th century superstar soprano Dame Nellie Melba.

Friday, February 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Thousand Candles to launch in the UK

Australian boutique wine, Thousand Candles, which is fast gaining a cult following, is to go on sale in the UK via Alliance Wine.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 1. Slimline Chardonnay

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.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

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 »

Australian Shiraz ditches stereotype

Australian Shiraz showed it has undergone a similarly dramatic shift to the country’s Chardonnay during the first UK Shiraz “Landmark Tasting”, organised by Wine Australia.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 No Comments »

Study pinpoints smoke taint chemicals

Scientists have identified more than 20 chemicals that make smoke-tainted wine taste like disinfectant and other unpleasant flavours.

Monday, December 19th, 2011 No Comments »

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