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This is a longer version of an article also published in the Financial Times . See tasting notes on nearly 160 Tasmanian wines. Two things surprised me most about my first...

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See also Tasmania - island of opportunity The week before last I had the great pleasure of exploring Tasmanian wine country for the first time while attending the eighth International Cool...

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With mainstream Australian wine regions having been beset by drought and fire, the cooler island conditions of Tasmania to the south have taken on increasing allure - not least because of the...

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In a nutshell : Cool. Main grapes : Pinot Noir (red); Chardonnay, Riesling (white). Wine production on Tasmania has always been small, but its potential is now being...

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3 Sep update - see below. Tony Keys and Jenny Stonier produce The Key Report , an independent, subscription-based newsletter which plops into my inbox every week. Today’s...

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In the last of his reports from his recent tour around Australia, Roger Jones sends this report on the delights of Tasmania. Many people think of it as a little island off Australia, but...

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find this wine   I taste many sparkling wines from outside the Champagne region and am constantly looking out for something that will deliver the same degree of finesse with...

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James North, New South Wales:   Domaine A have a second label (Stoney Vineyard) which can be excellent and much cheaper than the first wines.  The Stoney Vineyard Cabernet is...

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I tasted all but one these wines in one concentrated session chez my fellow Master of Wine Clive Coates and was quite amazed that, perhaps because I was alone and undistracted with my laptop most...

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The most interesting session I took part in at last month's International Cool Climate Symposium in Tasmania was a blind tasting of dozens of different Rieslings with residual sugar levels that...

This article was also published in the Financial Times. On the waterfront at Hobart, the capital of Tasmania and the home to what I was reliably informed is the best-preserved collection...

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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...

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I can't remember exactly when it was that Professor Sakkie Pretorius, head of the Australian Wine Research Institute in Adelaide, first approached me about being the keynote speaker at the...

I have just been reminded by Rodrigo in your turn of the excellent  and unusual Tasmanian producer Domaine A, run by Peter Althaus who also has interests in the wine scene in China. Here...

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Mary Garland, Hong Kong: I am currently researching the Tasmanian...

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