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Australia Rediscovers Its Mojo

Australia, featured

Josh Raynolds, Mar 2016

Adventurous producers who make elegant, Old World-influenced bottlings are challenging the stereotype that Australia is a one-trick pony that issues only massive, alcoholic wines without energy or complexity, and the number of such wineries is increasing. I saw more graceful, vibrant, well-balanced Aussie wines over the past year than ever before, and they come from across the breadth of that country’s wine-producing regions.

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New Releases from Australia, Part 2

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2008

At this point I’m beginning to feel—and probably sound—like a broken record, but the message just doesn’t seem to be getting out that stereotyping “Australian wine” is as ridiculous as referring to “European wine

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Australia, Part Two

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2005

This second installment of new releases from Australia includes everything from the flamboyant, intensely flavored examples that define Australian wine for many wine lovers to some wonderfully balanced, elegant bottlings that deserve wider attention, even from consumers whose preferences run more to Old World styles

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New Releases from Australia

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2005

Two months of tasting through hundreds of Australian wines and across a range of importer portfolios left me by turns exhilarated and exhausted but seldom, if ever, disappointed

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The Best New Wines from Australia

IWC, Australia

Stephen Tanzer, Jul 2004

My tastings of new releases from Australia in recent weeks were by turns fascinating, exhausting and depressing

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New Releases from Australia

IWC, Australia

Jeremy Oliver, Jul 2003

In the typically quiet world of wine, all hell has broken loose

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New Releases from Australia

IWC, Australia

Jeremy Oliver, Jul 2002

by Jeremy OliverThere was a time, not so very long ago, when Australians despaired at the very prospect of being able to sell any wine to the United States

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Best New Releases from Australia

IWC, Australia

Stephen Tanzer, Jul 2001

There have never been as many exciting Australian wines in the marketplace as there are today

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The Best New Wines from Australia

IWC, Australia

Stephen Tanzer, Jul 2000

The crop of new releases from Australia could make a manic-depressive out of even the most rational taster

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Best New Releases from Australia

IWC, Australia

Stephen Tanzer, Jul 1999

Following is my most extensive report to date on new releases from Australia—featuring a host of wines familiar to American wine lovers and a bunch you've probably never tried before, much less heard of