Australian Shiraz to get $5.3m terroir makeover

16th January, 2017 by Lauren Eads

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 as part of an ongoing effort to lift demand and raise the premium paid for its wines.

Brian Croser

The country-wide project will see a number of research institutions, including the University of Adelaide, Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation, National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC), South Australian Research and Development Institute and the Australian Wine Research Institute, come together to analyse Australia’s unique terroirs to determine how they influence wine style and quality.

The multi-million project was announced by Wine Australia this morning, with Brian Croser AO, deputy chair of the organisation, calling it the “most exciting and….

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