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    S C Pannell – wines to admire, and drink

    1 February 2018 We are republishing free this 2015 tasting article as a complement to Max's latest report from Australia we published on Tuesday in…

    1 Feb 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Max on Oz

    W R – initials not to be ignored

    ‘Warren Randall and Seppeltsfield are the biggest story in the wine industry right now.’ That’s how Anthony Madigan, publisher of Australian Wine…

    30 Jan 2018 Max Allen
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    Today's wine dichotomy

    This article has been syndicated. I’m assuming you are interested in wine. If so, you will have noticed that it comes in two different styles…

    23 Jan 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    Margaret River's superior Chardonnays

    A shorter version of this article is published by the Financial Times.  I spent all last week tasting 2016 burgundies, but the more whites I tried,…

    13 Jan 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Wines of the week

    Alpha Box & Dice, Tarot 2016 McLaren Vale

    From £12.75, AU$16.80, $23, CA$25, 185 Norwegian krone  Find this wine Alpha Box & Dice first came to my attention when I tasted their F for…

    12 Jan 2018 Tamlyn Currin
  • Article Tasting articles

    A Margaret River assortment

    See also Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting 2017 and Triumph for Margaret River Chardonnay. The few days Nick and I spent in Margaret River…

    4 Jan 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Superb fish restaurant in Sydney

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. There were five of us round a corner table at Saint Peter, an exciting fish restaurant…

    23 Dec 2017 Nick Lander
  • Article Max on Oz

    Margaret River's contentious history

    Max reviews The Way It Was: A History of the Early Days of the Margaret River Wine Industry by Peter Forrestal and Ray Jordan (Margaret River Press).…

    4 Dec 2017 Max Allen
  • Article Tasting articles

    50 years of Margs

    See also today Max Allen's review of a closely related book as well as my reports on the Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting 2017 and the …

    4 Dec 2017 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Putting girth into Perth

    I am deliberately writing about restaurants in Australia again (see Around and about in Melbourne) and plan to add a review of a fabulous Sydney fish…

    2 Dec 2017 Nick Lander
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    Around and about in Melbourne

    It is not every day that begins with a taxi ride with a Fijian driver who has become an amateur winemaker, having bought his house from an Italian who…

    18 Nov 2017 Nick Lander
  • Article Free for all

    Gender gap narrows, in education

    September’s Australian Women in Wine tasting that I report on today was held at London's Australia House. This imposing building, very close to…

    13 Nov 2017 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Tasting articles

    Australian Women in Wine – the tasting

    For more on the Australian Women in Wine Awards that preceded this tasting in London at the end of September, see Winning Australian Wimmin in Wine.…

    13 Nov 2017 Julia Harding MW
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    Vasse Felix goes historical

    Margaret River in Western Australia is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary as a wine region and I will very soon be on my rather circuitous way to…

    6 Nov 2017 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Yalumba – the making of a super-blend

    As Max reported recently in Rebirth of the Australian super-blend, some of the giants of the Australian wine business are showing an inclination to…

    1 Nov 2017 Jancis Robinson