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Postcard from Hobart
2 Feb 2012 by Jancis Robinson
There has so far been only one thing wrong with the Eighth International Cool Climate Symposium here in Tasmania: the weather. As I write on Thursday evening just before the gala dinner to be cooked by famous Sydney chef Tetsuya Wakuda 'and local top chefs' (don't eat out in Hobart tnight), I am feeling warm enough for the first time since we arrived in low cloud and a whipping damp wind last Monday. Everyone tells us how we have just missed a heatwave, and how each year Hobart battles it out with Adelaide to be Australia's driest capital city. The hillsides around the city - I have yet to see a flat vineyard - are as brown as...

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