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Dux!

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The AWRI and the Royal Adelaide Wine Show have announced the winners of the dux of the two most recent Advanced Wine Assessment Courses. They are Lim Hwee Peng and Rose Kentish. [...]

New gig

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Richard Freebairn is the new winemaker at Paxton Wines in McLaren Vale. [...]

Blass tax move

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The Wolf Blass Foundation is supporting moves to stop New Zealand claiming the WET tax rebate. [...]

Exports latest

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The average value of wine exports continued to rise in the year ended June 2014. [...]

Golden oldies

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A new campaign coined 'Grandma was on to something' has been launched by Seppeltsfield. [...]

RIP

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Doug Lehmann has passed away suddenly at the age of 62. [...]

Wigan retires

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Founding winemaker Andrew Wigan will retire from Peter Lehmann Wines at the end of this year. [...]

Nobel cause

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Wines made by Australian scientists will be served at a meeting of Nobel Prize winners in Germany next week. [...]

Whiskey quirk

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Jacob's Creek is about to release two new wines finished in whiskey barrels. [...]

Winner

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The winner of The Esther Knewitz Memorial Scholarship 2014 is Jessica Clark. [...]

OAM

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Viv Thomson has been recognised for his services to the wine industry in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. [...]

‘Windies!’

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Results of Australia's Best Independent Wine Shops 2014 [...]

The magazine

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SEPTEMBER 2014

AN HOUR WITH BANJO HARRIS

Twitter went into meltdown recently when Huon Hooke used his Sydney Morning Herald column to slam Australian sommeliers for their “trendy wine lists”. Sommeliers everywhere rushed to defend themselves and Banjo Harris Plane re-entered the Twittersphere after a self-imposed ban.

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