Robert Oatley: Wizard of Oz

Robert Oatley is one of the great men of the Australian wine industry. He'd already made one fortune, in coffee, when he planted the first vineyards in the Hunter Valley in 1969. At the time Australian wine was not exactly highly regarded; in fact it was barely regarded at all beyond the country's shores. But Oatley was a visionary, and he brought the same passion for quality that had led to his success in the coffee business to his new wine venture.

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