Australia's Tough Vintage Takes Its Toll
Australia's 2008 harvest has been a costly one. As of the end of March, three people had died and several others suffered severe injuries in a series of winery accidents. Early in the season, a gas explosion at a winery in the Hunter Valley killed winemaker Trevor Drayton and his cousin, Edgar Orgo, and seriously injured an assistant winemaker.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 23, 2008.