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February 2, 2023

Australia Wine QPR: “Punches Above Its Weight”

“As a result, there is no reason to overlook the quality, commitment, passion and diversity of Australian wine, while also recognizing how competitive the country is in terms of value.”

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January 6, 2023

2021 Pink Moscato | Wine Spectator Daily Pick

The year starts with a critic’s shoutout for fan-favorite Innocent Bystander Pink Moscato 2021 vintage as it lands on Wine Spectator’s “Daily Picks” page

March 29, 2022

Food & Wine “What’s Your Chardonnay?”

Wine & Spirits GREAT CHARDONNAY VALUES include 2019 Maison L’Envoye Straight Shooter Chardonnay

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…

January 26, 2018

Maison L’Envoye Front and Center

Smart Buys – Go To Wineries for Excellence and Affordability Wine Spectator February 2018 Excitement in the wine world comes in many forms. New wineries create a buzz, established wineries…

July 12, 2017

New Zealand Wines Continues to Surge

Upwardly Mobile Wine Spectator August, 2017 by MaryAnn Worobiec Earlier this year, a group of scientists identified an eighth continent lying beneath New Zealand: Zealandia. Too bad this landmass is…

December 5, 2016

John Duval Plexus, #34 in Wine Spectator Top 100

Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines Announced Wine Spectator December 5, 2016 John Duval’s delicious 2014 Plexus has today been named in Wine Spectator Magazine’s prestigious list of the Top 100…

April 29, 2016

Latest Press for Australia and Oregon

Wine Spectator and The Wine Advocate Reviews June, 2016 This week Wine Spectator released a few scores for Leeuwin Estate and John Duval while The Wine Advocate reviewed Leeuwin as…

February 29, 2016

d’Arenberg Named Wine Spectator Daily Wine Pick

Daily Wine Pick (Less than $15): d’Arenberg The Stump Jump Red 2012 Wine Spectator February 29, 2016 d’Arenberg The Stump Jump Red 2012 (87 points, $13) “Talc and spice flavors…

December 11, 2015

Chapter 24’s Low Alcohol Native Yeasts

What Really Happens With Native Yeasts Wine Spectator Website December 1, 2015 By Harvey Steiman “Our industry gets so stuck in lore,” laments Ken Wright. One common idea the Oregon…

July 29, 2015

Wine Spectator Insider Reviews Greywacke and Jasper Hill

Two Classics from Master Winemakers Wine Spectator Insider July 29, 2015 94 pts    Jasper Hill Occam’s Razor Shiraz 2013 Focused and expressive, with an overlay of about a dozen…

July 22, 2015

Brokenwood Semillon is a Wine You Must Discover

The World’s Three Greatest Underrated Wines, 2015 Edition WineSpectator.com 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…

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 3, 2015

Leeuwin, Kilikanoon, d’Arenberg Excel Again

Leeuwin Art Series Does it Again with 94 pts from Wine Spectator Wine Spectator Insider June 3, 2015 Leeuwin Estate’s Art Series Chardonnay continued it’s run of being one of…