Australia

Australia was one of the main beneficiaries of new wine technology in 1970s and 1980s which made it possible to make quality wines in hot climates – something that would have been very challenging before. Since then, shrewd, no-nonsense marketing alongside clear, informative and cheerful labelling, have helped make ‘brand Australia’ astonishingly successful, particularly here in the UK.
Today, Australia offers far more than simply fun, fruity wines. It is very well regarded for its small, boutique wineries, which are mainly located in Adelaide Hills, Clare Valley and Barossa and which have caught the eye of leading critics across the globe. Read more…