Aussies abroad

Nick Farr's Irrewarra vineyard

Alistair Cooper MW tastes his way through a selection of wines currently available in the UK. Above, Nick Farr's Irrewarra vineyard, the source of Ali's favourite wine, a 2018 Pinot Noir.

As Jancis reported recently in New-wave Australians reach UK, 19 July 2021 marked a somewhat seminal moment for some members of the UK wine trade. Well for myself at least, as it was the first trade tasting/gathering that I have attended in quite some time. And very welcome it was too.

A glimpse of normality was enjoyably observed as we attended Deep Down Under, a tasting organised...