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New Releases from Australia, Part 2

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2009

Australia's image among American wine hobbyists continues to take a beating, but it seems that the abuse might be letting up a bit

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New Releases from Australia, Part 1

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2009

By now the Australian wine industry’s problems have been well documented

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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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New Releases from Australia, Part 1

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2008

The diversity of climate and geography in Australia’s wine regions, and its producers’ mastery of a vast range of varieties, are unmatched in the New World, but you’d hardly know it from talking to most wine drinkers in the U

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New Releases from Australia, Part 2

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Sep 2007

A recent two-week trip to Victoria made palpable to me what I’ve been saying in these pages for the past couple of years: Australia is one of the world’s most diverse wine-growing countries

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New Releases from Australia, Part 1

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2007

At the risk of giving a creepy Groundhog Day vibe, I must say, yet again, that wine lovers whose view of Australia is based on limited personal experience and the uninformed opinions of others—and who think that this vast continent’s wines are all outsized, grotesquely alcoholic reds—are really missing out

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New Releases from Australia

IWC, Australia

Josh Raynolds, Jul 2006

Discussing recent vintages in Australia, even in general terms, could take multiple pages of this issue, such is the range of geography and climate—in short, terroir—of this continent

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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