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Frankland Estate is changing how Americans view Riesling and Australian wine
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Americans can have misconceptions about Riesling. Some believe that this varietal is only ever sweet. Drinkers who do not like sweetness may never try and enjoy a dry Riesling. Reversing this misconception takes consumer education. Australian winemaker Hunter Smith was in America this week, showcasing the dry Rieslings from his family’s Frankland Estate Wines. Founded in 1988 by Smith’s parents, Frankland Estate is in southwest Australia, four hours south of Perth.