Once upon a time Aussie white wine meant Aussie (wooded) Chardonnay. It was big and there was lots of it. These days there's a whole lot more variety. There's still plenty of Chardonnay, but the oak is far more judiciously handled than was once the case. There are fab Rieslings from the Clare Valley and beyond. But Aussie open-mindedness will yield up great wines from all sorts of grape varieties.

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