Articles tagged with the word "Australia":

Aussie pinot gris/grigio gets inside track on style

Published on August 30, 2010

After three years of laboratory and organoleptic analyses, the AWRI have launched a PinotG style spectrum, which aims to help consumers get an immediate grip on what style of pinot gris or pinot grigio is in the bottle.

Australian First Families of Wine Masterclass

Published on May 18, 2010

Australia’s ‘first families of wine’ rocked into London last week, marking their first port of call on an international road trip, aimed at re-igniting interest and enthusiasm for the sort of posher Aussie wines that lay above the big volume brands. They kicked off with a 24-wine masterclass tasting.

Tasmania sparkles

Published on April 16, 2010

Tasmania is without doubt Australia’s coolest region, and as a result the state provides the fruit for many of the country’s bubblies. Indeed roughly a quarter of Tassie’s grape production ends up as sparklers.

Cool climate Australia

Published on March 23, 2010

Australia is finding its cooler climate cool-spots. This piece explores the reality and busts some of the myths.

Hobbs Grenache 2005, Barossa Valley, Australia

Published on November 21, 2009

Outrageously delicious ‘sticky’ from Aus.

Australia's First Families of Wine: Bruce Tyrell interview

Published on November 9, 2009

Bruce Tyrell gives the lowdown on the new Australia’s First Family of Wines group, which will promote their regional and icon wines.

Where next for Aussie pinot noir?

Published on November 3, 2009

Australian pinot noir can now stand on its own on the world stage. Tasmania and Victoria have the best spots so far.

Australia’s First Families of Wine

Published on October 5, 2009

Twelve long-standing, family-owned, Australian wine producing companies plan to create a new image for Australian wine with a regional flavour.

De Bortoli Windy Peak Pinot Noir 2008, Victoria, Australia

Published on May 23, 2009

One of an ad hoc selection of wines that have made me sit up, take notice and smile with renewed enthusiasm: raised eyebrows; a skipped heartbeat; a ‘yum’ on my tasting score, or some such.

Australian pinot noir

Published on May 10, 2009

Pinot noir is a notoriously capricious and fastidious grape variety, demanding specific sites to perform at its best. Australia is getting to grips with the variety for high quality wine production.

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