Rutherglen's Unique Sweet Wines
An Australian region struggles to preserve its singular heritage
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.