Check out the new, mobile-friendly!

Rutherglen's Unique Sweet Wines

An Australian region struggles to preserve its singular heritage
Harvey Steiman
Issue: November 15, 2003

Rutherglen, in the hot, far reaches of Victoria, must rank as one of Australia's sleepiest wine regions. Even on the weekend of the Rutherglen Legends dinner, a major wine event honoring local winemakers each November, there's more activity in the pubs along the lightly traveled main street than in the winery tasting rooms.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands November 15, 2003.

To continue reading this page, become a member today!

Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!

Already a member?

  |  Forgot Password?

By clicking "Log In" you agree to the Terms and Conditions of


= members only

Keep me logged in      Forgot Password?

Email Newsletters

Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash | New! Unfiltered

» View samples
» Or sign up now!
» Manage my newsletter preferences


The marketplace for all your wine needs, including:

Wine Storage | Wine Clubs
Dining & Travel | Wine Auctions
Wine Shops | Wine Accessories