Nestled in the foothills of Australia’s Mount Lofty ranges, less than forty miles from South Australia’s capital of Adelaide, rests a tiny region with a global reputation. The Barossa Valley’s renown is built on its premium Shiraz, a distinctly Australian take on the Northern Rhone’s Syrah.
Andy Myers MS, Wine Director of José Andrés Think Food Group reflects on his wine trip to Tasmania, land of world class Pinot Noir, Chardonnay & Unicorn Poo
In the early summer of 2012 I was working as the head sommelier of Eleven Madison Park in New York City. At the time, it was a restaurant that was on its upward trajectory towards greatness
If you’ve started to see more Australian wines in restaurants and fine wine shops across the country, don’t be surprised if the winemaker is nearby. As premium Aussie wine continues to grow in the US – exports above $US15 a bottle surged 35 percent in the first three months of 2017 – more and more winemakers are finding their way to the States, eager to share their wines and individual winemaking personalities.