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February 8, 2019

The Diversity of Australia

Australian Wine by Region and Style Wine EnthusiastFebruary 2019by Christina Pickard Few corners of the wine world defy its stereotype more than Australia. Sure, there are kangaroos and crocodiles, dusty…

September 28, 2018

Wine & Spirits Top 100

The Top 100 Wineries of 2008 ROSE & ARROW Eola-Amity Hills A geologist from Chile and a vigneron from Vosne-Romanée explore Oregon soils, revealing new facets of Willamette terroir. With…

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…

October 2, 2017

Old Bridge Cellars Named as an Importer of the Year!

2017 Importers of the Year, Top 100 Wineries, Top 100 Wines Wine and Spirits 31st Annual Buying Guide Winter 2017 Top Importers of the Year Track records are important: They…

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…

July 17, 2017

Australia: Not a Wine Country, a Wine Continent

Take Note: Real Australian Wine Is Here JamesSuckling.com July 17, 2017 by Nick Stock Australia is no longer emerging. Australia is no longer a “one to watch.” Australia is here,…

March 24, 2017

Gold in Texas

Innocent Bystander and  Maison L’Envoyé Sparkle in Texas 24th of March, 2017 This week the results of the prestigious TEXSOM International Wine Awards were announced. 70 highly respected wine professionals…

October 28, 2016

Victoria and Tasmania: Vast, Exciting and Hip

Victoria and Tasmania Mini Report South Australia Part 3 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate October 28, 2016 by Lisa Perrotti-Brown This is a(nother) mini-report covering just a few of the…

August 31, 2016

Over Twenty 90+ Wines in Latest Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits Magazine October Issue, 2016 94 pts    Innocent Bystander Mea Culpa Syrah 2014 Phil Sexton and Steve Flamsteed produced this wine from a clone of unknown origin, what…

December 4, 2015

Sommeliers Return Triumphant

Sommelier Scavenger Hunt 2015: Australia Wine & Spirits Magazine December, 2015 by Joshua Greene Venture to Australia and the commercial impression we have of Aussie wine soon falls away. Fruit-forward…

October 24, 2015

Australian Pinot Noirs You Should Be Drinking

Everything You Need to Know About Aussie Pinot Noir WineEnthusiast.com October 23, 2015 by Joe Czerwinski Want to counter all the negative stereotypes and caricatures of Australian red wines as…

October 21, 2015

Australian Pinot Noirs Reviewed by Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast December 2015 Advance Buying Guide Wine Enthusiast December Issue 2015 92 pts/CELLAR SELECTION    Innocent Bystander Mea Culpa Pinot Noir 2013 A blend of two clones (MV6 and…

February 21, 2015

Remembering Dr Bailey Carrodus – A Yarra Legend

Yarra Yering and the legacy of Dr Bailey Carrodus James Halliday’s Australian Wine Companion by James Halliday 21 February, 2015 At the wake following the death of Yarra Yering’s founder…

February 9, 2015

Innocent Bystander Pinot Gris – Simply Delicious

30 Great Offbeat Wines to Excite Your Palate Decanter.com February 2015 2013 Innocent Bystander Pinot Gris, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia Pinot Gris’ popularity is increasing, with more and more examples…