Not a vast amount in the way of bargains, but there were some decent, unusual wines here, proving that the New World still knows how to innovate
Some good-value wines but the relatively low ratio of entries to medals suggests a lot of bandwagon-jumping, too
Plenty of medals again for Chile, although the judges were most impressed stylistically with Australia and South Africa
Good wines, good prices and a variety of styles, Syrah was one of the stand-out varieties for the New World
Over 1,500 wines can be boiled down to this: the hallowed Sommelier Wine Awards Gold List for 2011...