The two Australian giants head to head

Peter Gago at Magill Estate outside Adelaide

The Penfolds Collection 2020, including the long-awaited Grange 2016, is launched today. We compare and contrast with the top wines from their rivals Accolade (Hardys et al). Peter Gago of Penfolds pictured at Magill Estate above.

It’s that time of year again, when one of Australia’s biggest wine companies Treasury Wine Estates launches its annual Penfolds Collection with much hoopla and embargo.

Because of the pandemic you may have heard about, I was even more spoilt than usual this year. Instead of sharing the tasting with any other British wine writer, I was sent a bottle – a full 75...