Family-owned vignerons plan to restore the industrys faded fortunes It is tempting to portray the Australian wine industry as a vast collection of wineries all piled on a huge seesaw, with 20 very large companies churning out 75 per cent of the nati
DOUG Crittenden gently eases the cork from a bottle of 1964 Barossa cabernet sauvignon. `This is one of ours,` he says as he slowly pours the russet old wine into a decanter. `We bought this in bulk from Saltram. Peter Lehmann was the winemaker back
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webbers wine collection has sold for US$5.6m (£3.5m) at an auction in Hong Kong. Among the 746 lots, the most expensive case of wine was a Chateau Petrus 1982, 12 bottles going for $77,564 (£48,500).