Log In / Join Now

Magazine Archives: May 31, 2008

Australia's Tough Vintage Takes Its Toll

Eric Arnold
Issue: May 31, 2008


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.


To continue reading this page, become a WineSpectator.com member today!

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


Already a member?


Job Opportunity

WineSpectator.com seeks an assistant editor in its New York City office to help develop content for its website, e-mail newsletters, social media platforms and apps. Candidates should have one to three years of journalism experience in a digital environment and be able to handle daily deadlines. Get more details.


WineRatings+ app: Download now for 300,000+ ratings.