World’s best sommeliers tune their senses in leading Australian wine regions

By Andrew Spence / April 07, 2017 A DOZEN of the world’s top sommeliers are touring Australia’s premium wine regions this weekend to increase their local knowledge and discover new wines for their celebrated lists. The sommeliers attended The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards in Melbourne on Wednesday before heading to the South Australian capital Adelaide yesterday. The tour is part of a Wine Australia … Continue reading World’s best sommeliers tune their senses in leading Australian wine regions

Leading Aussie winemaker becomes global ambassador

By Caleb Radford / 28th of March, 2017   THE man behind Australia’s most famous wine has been given the task of promoting premium wines from his home state to the world. Penfolds‘ chief winemaker Peter Gago has today been appointed South Australia’s inaugural Great Wine Capitals Global Ambassador a year after South Australia joined the international organisation. The Ambassador Program will see the appointment … Continue reading Leading Aussie winemaker becomes global ambassador

Tiny city vineyard produces first wine from a botanic garden By Andrew Spence

WINES made from grapes harvested in a tiny vineyard within a city botanic garden will be launched in South Australia in September. Produced with the support of Jacob’s Creek winemakers, the limited edition wines are believed to be the world’s first wine produced solely from grapes grown within a botanic garden. The 1200 bottles of wine in two styles – a rose and a dry … Continue reading Tiny city vineyard produces first wine from a botanic garden By Andrew Spence

A stand-out 2016 vintage in South Australia is Predicted by Andrew Spence

The rare combination of high quality grapes and above average yields in several of Australia’s premier wine regions have growers and winemakers confident the 2016 vintage will be one to remember. The vintage is in full swing in South Australia’s premier wine regions including the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Riverland, Adelaide Hills, Eden Valley and Coonawarra. A warmer than average spring across the state … Continue reading A stand-out 2016 vintage in South Australia is Predicted by Andrew Spence