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Saturday 25 April 2015

Australia

Aussie PM shows off beer drinking skills

Australian prime minister, Tony Abbott, has been filmed downing a beer in seven seconds in a Sydney pub leading to ire from anti-drinking campaigners.

Monday, April 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Riesling the best match for sausage rolls

Riesling is the best wine match for sausage rolls, while Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect pairing for pepperoni pizza according to a new aroma wheel.

Friday, April 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Scientists show ‘vineyard of the future’

Australian researchers have offered a glimpse of a future that could see viticulturalists do much of their work remotely, thanks to three new pieces of technology.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 2 Comments »

Small fraction of Aussie growers in profit

An Australian senator and a leading wine trade body have voiced concerns over the state of winemaking in the country, as a report has revealed less than 15% of grape growers made profits last year.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Bombay unveils star gin addition

Bacardi has moved to “redefine” super-premium gin with the launch of Star of Bombay, an elevated expression of its Bombay Sapphire brand.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Barossa champion Bob McLean dies

Bob McLean, a pioneering force for Barossa Valley wine, died this morning aged 67 after being diagnosed with liver cancer last year.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Wirra Wirra buys Adelaide Hills star

McLaren Vale producer Wirra Wirra has stepped up its interest in the Adelaide Hills by acquiring highly regarded Pinot Noir producer Ashton Hills.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Winemaker accused of draining rival’s wine

An Australian winemaker has appeared in court over allegations he drained 25,000 litres of Chardonnay worth more than AUS$300,000 at a rival winery.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 2 Comments »

Major changes to TWE’s supply chain

Treasury Wine Estates has revealed that its US and Australian supply chains will be undergoing a series of radical changes.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 1 Comment »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

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