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The greatest wines of 2017

Where to start? Best Australian wines? Best imports? Best current release wines? Best value for money wines? There are simply too many ways to tackle the question.

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Best Fortified

Morris Classic Liqueur Tokay, Rutherglen NV $18 – $21 / 500ml A remarkable wine for its modest price, this has a mid amber-orange colour and smells invitingly of butterscotch, malt and toffee; aromas which continue in the mouth where it’s very rich and concentrated, luscious

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Four ways to classify muscat

Not only do Rutherglen’s winemakers produce the world’s most luscious and complex fortified muscat and topaque (muscadelle), they have a unique system of classifying them. There are four levels of quality which loosely correlate with age, but most importantly, style. The older the blended age of these non-vintage wines, the more rich, complex and profound they are in bouquet and flavour.

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The Quest For Muscat Glass Design

Wine glass designer par excellence Georg Riedel last week conducted a tasting in Rutherglen in his quest to find a suitable design for a special Rutherglen Muscat glass. A group of wine writers and local winemakers tasted a number of muscats in 14 different Riedel