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June 8, 2023

Decanter World Wine Awards 2023

The DECANTER World Wine Awards asserts that it is “Assuredly the world’s largest wine competition,” with breaking records this year for the most wine entries to date with 18,250 wines evaluated from 57 countries.

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May 25, 2023

TEXSOM Awards Deliver Platinum Award to Leeuwin Estate Art Series Cabernet 2018

Based in Dallas, Texas, the TEXSOM review panel includes 42 judges, 43 Retreat Scholars and Mentors, 79 production team members, who reviewed 2,356 total entries. The group claims it is…

July 9, 2020

Unshakable Resolve

Australian vintners hold firm in the face of adversity, delivering excellent wines in a range of styles By: MaryAnn Worobiec from the Wine Spectator August 31st Issue For more than…

July 3, 2019

Making Waves

Australian vintners navigate a changing marketplace with a wide range of distinctive wines Wine SpectatorAugust 31, 2019By MaryAnn Worobiec Quality, consistency, value and diversity continue to be the hallmarks of…

May 25, 2018

The 2018 Australian Wine Vintage

What was the growing season like overall? BAROSSA: The growing season started off well, with the 2017 winter rainfall about 10% above average, continuing on the trend from the cooler…

December 29, 2017

Big Scores in Hunter Report

Australia, Hunter Valley The Wine Advocate December 29, 2017 by Joe Czerwinski One of Australia’s oldest wine-producing regions, the Hunter Valley has suffered of late. Victim of changing wine tastes…

October 5, 2017

Australian Wine Has Never Been Better

Australia Brings the Brawn and the Beauty Vinous October 5th by Josh Raynolds Australia produces as wide a range of high-quality wines as any country in the world, from almost…

August 4, 2017

Top Honors for Mount Mary

Mount Mary Named Winery of the Year! James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion 2018 In the second half of the 1960s, doctors in the Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley and Margaret River tentatively…

May 21, 2016

Savour Australia: Heritage, Innovation and Diversity

Savour Australia – Experience the Latest From Wine Australia 21st May, 2016 by Cori Solomon The history of Australian wine goes back to the 1800s. With two centuries of winemaking…

October 28, 2015

McLaren Vale Grenache is the Winner

Announcing the Winners of the 2015 Somm Scavenger Hunt Wine & Spirits (website) October 27, 2015 Fifteen sommeliers, five regions, four grape varieties: this year’s W&S Sommelier Scavenger Hunt teams investigated the…

September 25, 2015

Wine & Spirits Somm Scavenger Hunt Visits Brokenwood

Team Hunter Valley Day 1: Brokenwood Wine & Spirits (website) September 25th, 2015 by John Szabo MS Team Canada arrived in Sydney feeling shockingly fresh after 24 solid hours of travel,…

July 22, 2015

Brokenwood Semillon is a Wine You Must Discover

The World’s Three Greatest Underrated Wines, 2015 Edition July 22, 2015 by Matt Kramer You would think that in our we’re-all-connected-now world that no wine of any real quality…

March 25, 2015

Wine Spectator Insider Reviews Giant Steps and Brokenwood

Giant Steps and Brokenwood Whites Score 92 and 91 Wine Spectator Insider March 25, 2015 92 pts    Giant Steps Yarra Valley Sexton Vineyard Chardonnay 2013 Bright, tangy, focused and complex,…

December 1, 2014

National Geographic TV Blogs Australian Wine

Chug Through Australia’s Famed Wine Regions National Geographic TV Blogs December 1, 2014 by Christianna Sargent Coming of Age: Australia, a New World Wine Power Between the 17th and 19th…