Australian classics

Torbreck - last day of 2021 vintage

5 July 2021 Some more wines added, from Giant Steps, Yangarra and a second Hickinbotham.

1 July 2021 What Australian wine has been all about, although this may change as the country is heating up. Last day of the 2021 vintage at Torbreck in Barossa Valley pictured above. Australian wineries tend towards practical rather than glamorous.

Jancis writes During a recent online tasting of Yarra Valley Chardonnays, hosted incidentally by our Australian columnist Max Allen, Yarra Yering’s winemaker Sarah Crowe enthused about the 2018 vintage. It was really good for Yarra Chardonnay, she said, because there were no heat spikes...