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  • Richard Hemming
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  • Richard Hemming
15 Nov 2011

Australian wine has entered its third era. First came the Fortified Age, from the mid 19th century to the mid 20th. This was the bedrock of the Australian wine industry, establishing the infrastructure and many of the companies (Yalumba, Orlando, Penfolds et al.) that remain dominant today. Fortunes depended on fortified styles in…