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    Australia – from left field

    Tam is flabbergasted by her first-ever trip Down Under.I’ve never been much of a drinker of Australian wine.It’s surprised me the number of people…

    14 Nov 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Tasting articles

    Tyrrell's prove longevity

    Chris Tyrrell (right, with his father Bruce) was in London recently to celebrate his family's 160th anniversary as Hunter Valley grape growers. The…

    13 Nov 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Free for all

    Chardonnay clones updated

    The OF clone of Chardonnay may not be the same as Gingin, according to a group of Australian researchers. Below is an update on Brian Croser’s…

    6 Nov 2018 Guest contributor
  • Article Free for all

    The world's great Chardonnays

    White burgundy apart, it's amazing how many of the greatest Chardonnays today are grown in the southern hemisphere. Seen here are grapes in Kumeu…

    13 Oct 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Penfolds Collection 2018

    Jancis gives her verdict on this year's version of these annual offerings – released to the world today.  I don’t want to pry, but have you ever…

    4 Oct 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Andrea's salon

    A traveller's tastes of Australia

    What to take from home when embarking on a long journey abroad? There are the practical effects one needs for travel: itineraries, reading…

    3 Sep 2018 Andrea Frost
  • Article Wines of the week

    Kangarilla Road Chardonnay 2017 Adelaide Hills

    From £9.99, AU$17.99, €15.95, 18.50 Swiss francs, 4,287 Japanese yen  Find this wine In keeping with the stories of seminal wines we have been…

    24 Aug 2018 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Tasting articles

    The best Australian tasting ever?

    The stars aligned in several ways for Matthew Jukes' 100 Best Australian Wines tasting on 30 May in London. Firstly, the room in Australia House was…

    7 Aug 2018 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Max on Oz

    John Hughes, a most unusual Rieslingfreak

    See also today's serving of tasting notes on Mosel 2017s. Last year was huge for John Hughes. At the Sydney Royal Wine Show in July the 44-year-old…

    1 Aug 2018 Max Allen
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    The story of a Chardonnay clone

    30 July 2018 Richard Fennessy in Western Australia has published this paper that provides a timeline for importations of Chardonnay into this…

    26 Jul 2018 Guest contributor
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    Croser crows a little

    Brian Croser, Australian wine luminary well known for establishing and then selling Petaluma in the Adelaide Hills before setting up his own wine…

    5 Jun 2018 Guest contributor
  • Article Max on Oz

    Happy days are here again

    See also Australia looks north.  ‘This feels like a watershed moment', said McLaren Vale winemaker Corrina Wright, one of a record 150 Australian…

    4 Jun 2018 Max Allen
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    Australia looks north

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times.  See also Happy days are here again by Max Allen. Australian wine’s fortunes…

    2 Jun 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Tahbilk Marsanne, Nagambie Lakes

    From AU$11.99, 109 Swedish krona, $10, £9.50, €10.50, CA$17.95, NZ$20.20, 1,790 Japanese yen, HK$148 Find this wine This wine of the week is not…

    1 Jun 2018 Emily Percival
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    Craiglee – Australian terroir, restraint and longevity

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See also The cool Macedon Ranges with Max. Viticulture textbooks tend to ignore one…

    28 Apr 2018 Jancis Robinson