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Australian Wine: Rebooting a Brand

Richard Jennings | Posted 04.09.2013 | Home
Richard Jennings

It may take several years to turn around Australia's reputation as being a source mainly of cheap and simple "critter" wines, but greater exposure should definitely help the country regain its reputation for producing high quality wines.

Wines of the Southern Hemisphere Wins Gourmand's 'Best Wine Book' 2012

Regina Varolli | Posted 01.30.2013 | Home
Regina Varolli

The World Wine Guys, Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen, have done something nobody has ever done before: They've written a book dedicated 100 percent to "Wines of the Southern Hemisphere."

PHOTOS: Capturing Spring In Australia's Historic Wine Region

Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

At this time of year in the U.S., the sunlight suddenly seems less vibrant, summer fruits give way to root vegetables in farmers markets, and it feels as if the holidays and winter's chill are just around the corner. Don't you wish you could step into a time machine and head back to spring, with the first splash of green and the promise of summer? That's what we've done for the past few winters, while researching our book, "Wines of the Southern Hemisphere," and there really is something special about springtime in the Barossa.

Is This Wine Made With Laxatives?

| Posted 02.05.2012 | San Francisco

UPDATE: An original version of this article published a photograph of the Australian wine Yellowtail to accompany it. The Huffington Post spoke with a...

AC/DC Wine: Highway To Drunk

Posted 10.15.2011 | Home

There are now so many wine-making celebrities that the topic has its own Wikipedia page, entitled "List of celebrities who own wineries or vineyards."...

Forklift Smashes $1 Million Worth Of Wine

AP | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

ADELAIDE, Australia -- An unsteady forklift dropped a container full of fine Australian wine worth more than $1 million, smashing most of the bottles....