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Wednesday 27 May 2015

Australia

Australia was never ‘anti-terroir’

A boutique Australian producer has spoken out about the country’s reputation for selling “sunshine in a bottle”, claiming winemakers were never anti-terroir.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Impending Prosecco shortage sparks lookalikes

Producers are looking to capitalise on an impending Prosecco shortfall with lookalike sparkling wines from Spain and Australia.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 1 Comment »

The rising stars of Australia’s wine world

Fifteen members of the trade have been picked to be the Future Leaders of 2015 and represent Australia’s diverse wine culture.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

Australian wine tasting, sampling a Hibiki 21 year old, a Coravin blind tasting and a Montrose dinner. It’s been a busy and extravagant week for the db HK team.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Willow Bridge appoints new winemaker

Following the death of Simon Burnell, who passed away after a windsurfing accident in March, Australian winery Willow Bridge Estate has appointed Kim Horton as its new chief winemaker.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Top Pinot Noirs at £30+

When it comes to top end expressions of Pinot Noir, most people’s thoughts inevitably turn to Burgundy, but this roll call of excellence shows that today’s consumer has plenty of other options.

Thursday, May 14th, 2015 No Comments »

McGuigan UK’s fourth biggest brand

Australian brand McGuigan has become the fourth biggest wine by volume in the UK following a 22% increase in sales in the past year.

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 12 Australian fine wines

Australian fine wines have made the headlines of late. But what are the names to look out for?

Monday, May 11th, 2015 3 Comments »

Australian wine drinking on the rise

Alcohol consumption in Australia is at a 50-year low as the country’s “bloke” culture continues to decline, further evidenced by an increase in white wine consumption.

Friday, May 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Americans turning backs on “skinny” wine

American consumers have lost their appetite for low calorie “skinny” wines, forcing Treasury Wine Estates to pull its The Skinny Vine brand off the shelves.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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