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  • Article Free for all

    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 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 Tasting articles

    Triumph for Margaret River Chardonnay

    See also A Margaret River assortment. The white wine counterpart of the thirty-fifth Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting described yesterday…

    3 Jan 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Tasting articles

    Cape Mentelle International Cabernet Tasting 2017

    This week, to complement the final week of book reviews from Tam, I plan to publish three tasting articles, the results of my few days in Margaret…

    2 Jan 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • 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 Tasting articles

    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 Free for all

    The man who dreamt up Cloudy Bay

    1 October 2015  Last night LVMH celebrated the 30th anniversary of Cloudy Bay with a retrospective tasting and dinner at Spring in Somerset House,…

    1 Oct 2015 Jancis Robinson
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    A holiday with wine in Margaret River

    Christmas is not my favourite time of year. I cannot blame it on some childhood trauma - unless it is so deeply repressed that I can't remember it -…

    13 May 2015 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Tasting articles

    Western Australian classics

    A love of the alternative varieties that have the potential to make excellent wine has in no way diminished my enthusiasm and respect for the classic,…

    24 Mar 2015 Julia Harding MW
  • Article Tasting articles

    Margaret River – blessed since 2007

    ‘This is a beautiful time in our future history.’ This was Virginia Willcock’s slightly puzzling introduction to a recent presentation of her…

    27 Oct 2014 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Inside information

    The glory of Australian Semillon

    As self-appointed chief drum-banger for Semillon, on this site at least – see Australia's magic bullet? from 2009, for example – I take great pleasure…

    20 Sep 2012 Richard Hemming MW
  • Article Don't quote me

    A small domestic experiment

    To continue my theme of examining wines for drinkability (see wine news), I thought for once I'd report briefly on my dinner last night. We were…

    4 Mar 2004 Jancis Robinson