Exploring Australia

An in-depth look at this southern giant's unique geography and diverse wine styles
Harvey Steiman
Issue: October 15, 2005

Out on the western edge of Australia, the Margaret River wine district juts out into the ocean. Although this is not a cool climate by world standards, the chilly winds off the Southern Ocean make it possible to grow great Chardonnay.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2005.

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