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Barossa Valley's 2016 wines could be best in a decade
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South Australia's top regions could produce some of the highest-quality vintages of the past decade but vineyards in NSW's soaked Hunter Valley are struggling from too much rain, which dilutes flavours and can cause grapes to split or become mouldy. With grape picking about to get into full swing, experts say excellent conditions in South Australia are likely to produce high-quality wines provided weather conditions continue to remain favourable throughout the harvest, which stretches until April in some areas.