• Ever wanted a cheat sheet of Australia’s most significant wines? Inspired by one reader’s question, we challenged wine authorities to name the six wines they believe sum up what local producers are doing best now. Keep checking back as we'll be adding more ultimate Aussie six-packs from industry insiders in the weeks to come, including exclusive video interviews. If you haven't already, sign up for our eNews to see updates first.

  • Three lessons in Australian wine

    Wine writer Jeni Port provides us with three important lessons in Australian wine, including its spirit of innovation, diversity of styles and rapid adaption.

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  • What sets Australian wine apart?

    Wine writer Tyson Stelzer points to three wine styles unique to Australia, as well as the advantages we have over Old World counterparts.

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  • Vanya Cullen's definitive Australian six-pack

    Esteemed winemaker Vanya Cullen, of Cullen Wines in Western Australia’s Margaret River, lists six wines significant to the past, present and future of Australian wine.

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  • Australian wines that compete overseas

    Michael Hill Smith is a Master of Wine, an international wine show judge, a wine consultant and a major advocate for local drops. Here, Michael names the wine styles he believes Australia excels at.

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  • The six S's of Australian wine

    Award-winning sommelier, owner of Melbourne's Bar Liberty and collaborator on various wine projects, Banjo Harris Plane is on the frontline of Australian wine. Here he talks current trends.

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  • The future of Australian wine

    Bree Boskov is a fresh entrant to the Master of Wine ranks, achieving the title in 2016. Sustainable wine production and alternate varieties suited to our climate are central to her round up of great Aussie wines.

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  • A new wave of Australian wine

    Ned Goodwin is a Master of Wine and Companion contributor. His selection of six Aussie wines addresses the link between region and varietal, and looks to fresh styles and future trends.

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  • Australian wine is about exploration

    Sebastian Crowther is a Master Sommelier, a beverage director for top Melbourne restaurants, and a wine consultant, educator and buyer. Here he shares the six Australian wines he's most excited about now. 

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  • A classic Aussie six-pack

    Wine writer Ralph Kyte-Powell looks to noble varieties for his ultimate Aussie six-pack, including top examples of those classic wines we're known for worldwide and a nod to Australia's wine history. 

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  • The icons of Australian wine

    The chief winemaker for Wolfblass Wines, Chris Hatcher, pinpoints icon producers and classic Australian styles for his round-up of wines.

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  • Aussie wines close to the heart

    Winemaker for Wynns, the landmark Coonawarra winery renowned for its cabernet sauvignon, Sue Hodder shares six wines that are close to her heart. 

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  • The evolution of Australia's winemaking

    Iain Riggs, of iconic Hunter Valley winery Brokenwood, is an active wine show judge across Australia. This is his take on Australian winemaking and defining wines.

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  • Six significant Australian wines

    Long-time contributor to Halliday magazine and new reviewer for the Companion guide, Jane Faulkner selects six Aussie wines that stand out from the crowd.

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  • Three keys to great Australian wine

    Brian Croser is a legend of Australian wine and a trailblazer in his work to identify exceptional vineyards for varietals – one of his keys to selecting great wine.

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  • Great Australian wine starts in the vineyard

    Winemaker Kathleen Quealy is a respected voice in the local industry. Here, her message is that an intimate knowledge of site is integral to achieving great wine.

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  • The essence of Australian wine

    In this final part of the Defining Australian Wine series, the great man himself, James Halliday, answers the question: What is the essence of Australian wine?

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  • Winery Lane on defining Australian wine

    Winery Lane's Stephen Mobbs discusses the key traits of Australian winemaking.

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