2014 Australian Wine Trade Show

 

Though the physical world is getting smaller, it seems that the wine world is in-fact getting bigger and with wine entering into the market from all corners of the world, one may find all this information overwhelming. Most people aren’t wine educators or Master Sommeliers and don’t want to spend much time thinking about it, so in order to simplify all this information, generalizations form. In time, these generalization lead to pre-conceptions and so when ‘Australian wine’ is mentioned, one automatically thinks of big and bold Shiraz in a flashy twist top bottle. Beyond Shiraz, what are other Australian wines and what are they all about?