And They Even Have Cool Climate Kangaroos Too!

A wallaby in Tasmania feeling cool.

A wallaby in Tasmania feeling cool.

The other day, we came across a wine column in the New York Times which made the startling point, for us anyway, that Australian red wines “are all heavy-bodied and high octane, overwhelming combinations of thick fruit flavors, oak and alcohol,” and it is a shame that no

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How to Track Down the Best Australian Wine

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Old Australian Bush Vine. Real Australian Wine.

Australia produces some of the best wine in the world.  Cellar-worthy old vine Shiraz, Western Australian Cabernet, and dry Riesling and Semillon — together with Brunello which we can’t omit — are, in our humble view, some of the best wines in the world.  And yes, we

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15 Minutes to a Working Knowledge of Australian Wine

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Wow, what an insult to Australian wine. Fifteen minutes, really?! Devoted to an industry that is over 150 years old?!

Consider your alternative. You could devote fifteen years of tasting and reading to the subject, and still not know all there is given the diversity of terroir and varietal expression in Australia’s wine regions

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