New-wave Australians reach UK

Deep Down Under tasting, July 2021

Notes from London's first professional tasting of what we sincerely hope will be a new era.

I’m sure you have heard it said about several wine-producing countries that ‘they keep all the best wines for themselves’. There is inevitably a mismatch between the best wines and the array of wines available in each country. And each country imports a slightly different range of producers, depending on what relationships that country’s importers have developed.

I hear this said most frequently about Australia, which is strange since Australia exports a good 60% of everything it produces. But it’s true that much of...