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Thursday 27 November 2014

Yarra Valley

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 »

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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