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Category: South Australia

June 24, 2016

South Australia Comes on Strong

Savoring Adelaide in Austin The Somm Journal June/July 2016 by Jessica Dupuy In early March the US welcomed a special visit from a few wine ambassadors out of Adelaide, the…

May 21, 2016

Savour Australia: Heritage, Innovation and Diversity

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

March 10, 2016

Chalk and Cheese and Shiraz

A Tale of Two McLaren Vales Wine Spectator Online March 10, 2016 by MaryAnn Worobiec I love the expression “like chalk and cheese,” but I’m not sure I’ve heard anyone…

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February 16, 2016

Interesting Whites Score Well in Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast Advance Buying Guide Wine Enthusiast April 2016 WESTERN AUSTRALIA 92 pts/EDITORS’ CHOICE               Plantagenet Riesling 2014 Based on this example and a few other informal tastings, 2014 will be…

November 25, 2015

The Return of Australia

Australian Wines: Rising From Down Under Marketwatchmag.com November 24, 2015 by Carol Ward When Henry Hudson relocated to the United States from Australia a few years ago, he found that…

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…

July 17, 2015

Wine Spectator’s Australian Issue

Highs and Lows Down Under: Australian wines bounce back in 2012 with newfound diversity and sophistication Wine Spectator August Issue, 2015 by Harvey Steiman Vintage typically plays a secondary role…

June 30, 2015

Lisa Perrotti-Brown Visits the Barossa and Eden Valleys

South Australia: Barossa and Eden Valley Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate June 30, 2015 by Lisa Perrotti-Brown This year I’ve decided to divide the massive land area of South Australia…

May 12, 2015

d’Arenberg a Value Brand of the Year

The Hermit Crab and The Dry Dam are Value Stand-Outs Wine & Spirits June, 2015 by Joshua Greene If you are looking for a different sort of critter on your…

March 18, 2015

d’Arenberg, Australia’s First Families of Wine to Hit U.S.

Australia’s First Families of Wine to launch in USA May 2015 PR Web March 18, 2015 Leading family wineries tour to showcase Australian wine heritage and modern diversity Washington DC…

March 11, 2015

Arizona Daily Sun Highlights Stellar Aussie Shiraz

Pine Wine: Shiraz from lesser-known Aussie wineries Arizona Daily Sun March 11, 2015 by John Vankat Australia is among the world’s top ten wine-producing countries and is best known for…

January 29, 2015

Nick Stock Calls Out the Brilliant 2012s from John Duval

New Barossa Shows Great Diversity JamesSuckling.com January, 2015 by Nick Stock JOHN DUVAL 2012 ENTITY SHIRAZ SCORE: 96 PTS TASTING NOTES: This is, I think, the best edition of this…

January 14, 2015

Wine Spectator Insider January 2015

Wine Spectator Calls Out Kilikanoon With 93 Points Wine Spectator Insider January 2015 93 pts    Kilikanoon Shiraz Clare Valley Covenant 2012 Supple, polished, expressive and ripe, layering the blackberry, dark…

January 12, 2015

d’Arenberg Hermit Crab: Serious Wine at a Fun Price

Aussies Turn Serious Wine into Serious Fun The Taos News January 10, 2015 by Molly Steinbach “The region of McLaren Vale is another of Australia’s most celebrated regions, located just…