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Category: South Australia

February 22, 2014

Penley Phoenix One of Wine Specator’s Value Aussie Wines

10 Reds from Australia for $20 or Less New reviews of Shiraz, Grenache and Cabernet from the 2012 vintage WineSpectator.com by Augustus Weed Posted: February 21, 2014 Australia’s signature red…

February 14, 2014

WSJ: Say G’day to Australian Riesling

The Wall Street Journal by Will Lyons February 13, 2014 Some of the best dry Rieslings in the world today are coming from Down Under Last summer, with a new…

January 29, 2014

Tighten the fiscal belt with Stump Jump Red, says WS

Ch√Ęteau Latour 1945 on a Tuesday Night? January 29, 2014 by Tim Fish WineSpectator.com You wish, pal, it’s time to tighten the fiscal belt The only good thing about junk…

January 25, 2014

Leeuwin & d’Arenberg in Wine Enthusiast Aussie Feature

5 Australian Wines to Try By Joe Czerwinksi January 24, 2014 Today, American interest in Australia’s middle-class and high-end wines is coming back. Flash back to 30 years ago and…

January 24, 2014

Fredric Koeppel on d’Arenberg’s Amazing Sites

d’Arenberg’s Single-Vineyard Shiraz Wines for 2010 Bigger Than Your Head by Fredric Koeppel January 23, 2014 Chester Osborn, fourth generation owner and chief winemaker for d’Arenberg, in South Australia’s McLaren…

November 18, 2013

James Halliday’s Top 100 Wines of 2013

Australian Wine Today: Heads or Tails? Australian Wine Companion November 2013 Heads is the wine consumer’s perspective, and is unambiguously good. The quality of the wines being sold on the…

October 22, 2013

Terroirist Reviews d’Arenberg

Wine Reviews: McLaren Vale & Clare Valley October 19, 2013 by Isaac Baker Australia is an early stop on the wine lover’s journey, a testing ground for the development of…

October 11, 2013

d’Arenberg & Giant Steps in Wine & Spirits Top 100

Wine & Spirits Winter 2013 d’Arenberg and Giant Steps have been listed among Wine & Spirits Magazine’s Top 100 Wineries of 2013. In addition, the Giants Steps Applejack Vineyard Pinot…

October 10, 2013

Dan Berger Features John Duval’s 2012 wines

Dan Berger’s Vintage Experiences: John Duval By Dan Berger October 10, 2013 A wine, food, and travel writer this afternoon told me she was sad that, except for a few…

October 7, 2013

“The Dead Arm” Shiraz Maker Revives Australian Wines

Bloomberg October 6, 2013 By Elin McCoy Australian winemaker Chester Osborn, just back from China, is wearing a loud, colorful shirt featuring an electric purple paisley pattern. The fourth-generation owner…

September 25, 2013

Hawk Wakawaka Wine Reviews on Australian Riesling

Last week three of us got together and tasted through 24 wines focused on the theme of dry Australian Riesling. The goal of the tasting was to gather wines from…

September 20, 2013

Giant Steps/d’Arenberg Among Wine & Spirits 100 Wineries of the Year

Giant Steps and d’Arenberg rank in the Top 1% of wines tasted by Wine & Spirits Magazine’s tasting panel with their inclusion in the magazine’s list of 100 Wineries of…

August 29, 2013

Amazing: Single Vineyard Wines to the 17th Power!

Beverage Network September 2013 The latest chapter in winemakers’ relentless pursuit of terroir comes from Australia, where fourth-generation d’Arenberg winemaker Chester Osborn, already known for his eccentricity, has isolated 17…

August 20, 2013

Australian Wine is Greater Than the US Wine Press Admits

W. Blake Gray The Gray Report Aug 19, 2013 First, let me give you a number: Australia is the second-largest exporter of wine to the US, behind only Italy. We…