Wine prices are expected to rise again this summer, with a record-breaking harvest in the US this year and a growing appetite for regional, regional-friendly wines from around the world.
But while some wine lovers are happy to see prices go up, others are wary that the increase could mean the end of some of Australia’s finest wines.
Paul Daley is an independent wine critic and author of The Art of Wine: From Atocha to Avant-Garde.
He says Australians are “more of averse” to high-end wines.
Daley says Australia’s wine industry has been under pressure for some time and it’s time to let it recover. “
And I think the fact that the price of wine is up again, that means there’s more people looking for it and more people buying it,” he says.
Daley says Australia’s wine industry has been under pressure for some time and it’s time to let it recover.
“People just don