Mexicans develop thirst for Australian wine

Wine made in Australia by a Mexican and an Australian for Mexicans. It’s a mouthful but it’s also the motto of a trans-pacific partnership that’s putting boutique wines from the celebrated Barossa, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale wine regions on the map in Mexico.

Juguette winemakers Mauricio Ruiz Cantu (left) and Ben Caldwell in their McLaren Vale winery.

The journey began when Mauricio Ruiz Cantu decided to study winemaking and viticulture at the University of Adelaide in South…