Henschke’s 2016s, and a new approach for Australia

Henschke's Hill of Roses

A groundbreaking way of exporting Australian wine plus the latest vintage releases from the Henschke family, including a 2019. In the top right-hand corner of the image above is PO Block 3, which supplies the relatively rare Hill of Roses bottling reviewed below.

On Wednesday, as I was preparing to write this introduction to the latest releases from the Henschke family of South Australia, the trade body Wine Australia made an important announcement.

I must confess I had been getting worried about Australian wine. I know how many great wines are made in Australia – both classics from family companies...