Riesling, Super Tuscans and old Rioja have been leading the way in Hong Kong for fine wine merchant Armit recently.
British passengers are too busy talking to drink during flights, while Aussie passengers are most likely to hit the booze trolley.
Chinese nationals are expected to dramatically increase investment in Australian wineries over the coming years, according to new data.
The UK, US and Canada remain the top three destinations by volume for Australian wines, according to a recent report.
Hong Kong has recorded record levels of Australian wine imports this year and is among a core of increasingly strong Asian markets.
Growers in South Australia’s Riverland are looking at alternatives to wine grapes as profitability issues force producers to adapt or go bust.
A beer company in Papua New Guinea is using a beer box that, when burned, acts as an insect repellent.
The 2010 Penfolds Grange was released yesterday and joined eleven other wines, spanning five vintages (2010-2014), to form The Penfolds Collection.
Taxes and a lack of innovation are behind a dearth of profitability for Australia’s Riverland producers who need to make dramatic changes.
Penfolds is launching Grange 2010 today – a vintage where “nothing went wrong” according to the brand’s chief winemaker, Peter Gago.
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