The future of Australian wine?


Today I bring you two important announcements for the future of Australian wine. Firstly, as I write, the final four shortlisted candidates for Australian wine's chief representative in the hugely significant UK market are being interviewed in London by a board including two board members of the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation who have flown in to London from Adelaide for the sake of this crucial but extremely high-pressure appointment. It became vacant when the previous incumbent failed to return from holiday.

At least one of the companies that dominate the Australian wine scene, the group that includes the McGuigan...