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Star winemakers: Brendon Keys, BK Wines, Adelaide Hills, Australia

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers. We asked a team of experts to pick the stars of tomorrow – making wines you can afford today

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From bubbles to Shiraz: Top picks from Tasmania's cool climate

What was once too marginal a region to be considered apt for viticulture is now one of the New World's trendiest wine-producing areas.

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Two tribes: Conventional vs natural wine in Australia

Nowhere is the battle between ‘scientific’ and ‘natural’ winemaking more intense than in Australia.

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Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.

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Oz winemakers hail 2018 Shiraz ‘vintage of the century’

If you’re a fan of top-class Shiraz, then you need to pop a note in your diary for two years from now when the Barossa and Clare Valley 2018s start to

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Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.

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Australian wines: Somms’ Top Picks from the Australia Day Tasting

In case you didn’t make it to the Australia Day Tasting in London – and won’t manage to get to Edinburgh or Dublin either - we asked some somms who di

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Berkmann Wine Cellars adds more New World to portfolio

Berkmann Wine Cellars is breathing even more life into its growing portfolio with the addition of three new wineries to its books: Babich Wines from N

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Oz winemakers hail 2018 Shiraz ‘vintage of the century’

If you’re a fan of top-class Shiraz, then you need to pop a note in your diary for two years from now when the Barossa and Clare Valley 2018s start to

Wine

Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.

Wine

Australian wines: Somms’ Top Picks from the Australia Day Tasting

In case you didn’t make it to the Australia Day Tasting in London – and won’t manage to get to Edinburgh or Dublin either - we asked some somms who di

Wine

Berkmann Wine Cellars adds more New World to portfolio

Berkmann Wine Cellars is breathing even more life into its growing portfolio with the addition of three new wineries to its books: Babich Wines from N

Wine

Mérite’s game-changing Merlot to debut at Australia Day Tasting

If you’re not a fan of Aussie Merlot then this year’s Australia Day Tasting might have a bottle that will change your mind.Mérite Merlot – made from f

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G-Force: sommeliers on Grenache plus our favourite new-wave growers

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

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Mérite’s game-changing Merlot to debut at Australia Day Tasting

If you’re not a fan of Aussie Merlot then this year’s Australia Day Tasting might have a bottle that will change your mind.Mérite Merlot – made from f

Wine

G-Force: sommeliers on Grenache plus our favourite new-wave growers

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg