Tag: Australian Wine industry

Calabria Saint Petri Shiraz Carignan

4 Wines to try when you’re feeling a little adventurous

Whether we’re creatures of habit looking to break the shackles or open-minded adventurers searching for the next dose of inspiration, there are times when our palates crave something new and different when it’s time for a pre-dinner tipple. Across the globe there are over 100,000 wineries and in excess of 10,000 different types of wine,…
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Brian Croser. Picture: Mike Smith

Inside a ‘legend’ of the wine industry: Brian Croser

The terms legend and icon are frequently bandied around, all too often undeservedly. However, when it comes to the Australian wine industry, it’s hard to find any better descriptors for the doyen of the industry, Brian Croser. His upbringing in South Australia’s Clare Valley was the spark that ignited his passion for oenology (study of…
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Travis Schultz and David Franz

The character behind David Franz’s characteristic wines

The Australian Wine industry is recognised and valued globally for the remarkable character of our wines. Here, at home, we also recognise the characters who produce a ‘good drop’; the early pioneers, the industry stalwarts, the entrepreneurial winemakers and the lovable larrikins who ’do it their own way’.