*Standouts available for Australia*

♦ Austria: Volume and price point Gruner Veltliner and Riesling of superb quality from family owned producer of high reputation.

♦ Germany: Fast rising Mosel producer with vineyards in Ürziger Würzgarten, Erdener Treppchen and Erdener Prälat. Entry level wines in screwcap.

♦ Sicily: Four generations producer of authentic Marsalsa and wonderful modern table wines from native varieties, Inzolia and Nero d’Avola. Fighting prices.

♦ Monforte d’Alba Barolo: Tiny producer, well recognised name. Gorgeous, glossy Monforte Barolo and varietals.

Bardolino: Cutting edge producer of Italy’s ‘Beaujolais’ and brilliant Chiaretto (rosato) all in screw cap.

Imports Availabilities

The following producer categories are currently available for distribution in Australia:

Champagne – A number of small producers, both the new wave and the long established.

North Italian Whites – Especially Alto Adige, Südtirol and Friuli.

Piedmont – Small, high quality estates of Barolo and Barbaresco -all communes. Also excellent value producers of the area’s varietals: Moscato, Arneis, Dolcetto, Barbera, Nebbiolo.

Tuscany – Chianti, IGTs and Super Tuscans.

Also, all other Italian regions and selected Spanish, French and Austrian.