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Australian fine wine - no oxymoron
13 Oct 2011 by Jancis Robinson, Julia Harding MW and Richard Hemming
We present more than 200 reviews of the Australian wines we have been tasting recently. The interesting thing to me about this collection is how very different it is from the conventional picture of Australian wine. All sorts of new names have been emerging. Below are dozens of small, artisanal producers and a wide range of hugely individual wines. In recent years, Australian wine has seemed somewhat in the doldrums (see How Australia went down under ), with challenging vintages, unfavourable exchange rates and disparate, sometimes controversial, promotional strategies. But the wines below demonstrate that Australia can produce a...

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