A boutique Australian producer has spoken out about the country’s reputation for selling “sunshine in a bottle”, claiming winemakers were never anti-terroir.
Producers are looking to capitalise on an impending Prosecco shortfall with lookalike sparkling wines from Spain and Australia.
Fifteen members of the trade have been picked to be the Future Leaders of 2015 and represent Australia’s diverse wine culture.
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.
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.
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.
Australian brand McGuigan has become the fourth biggest wine by volume in the UK following a 22% increase in sales in the past year.
Australian fine wines have made the headlines of late. But what are the names to look out for?
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.
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.
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