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Saturday 6 February 2016

Australia

Wakefield launches ‘Goldilocks’ wine labels

Clare Valley winery Wakefield is preparing to launch new temperature-sensitive labels to help consumers drinks its wines at the correct temperature.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 No Comments »

UK primed to discover ‘new face of Australian wine’

Wine Australia’s trio of Australia Day annual tastings have been hailed a success, with events in London, Dublin and Edinburgh showcasing the country’s evolution of new styles and increasing diversity.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Off-premise driving Australian wine sales in China

Wine purchases made online and via retail stores and supermarkets made up the majority of Australian wine consumption in China over the last three years, a study has found.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

‘Alt varieties’ diversifying Aussie offer

Grapes such as Touriga Nacional and Vermentino are gaining popularity in Australia, particularly among boutique producers keen to offer younger consumers something other than Shiraz or Chardonnay.

Thursday, January 28th, 2016 1 Comment »

On this day 1808…the Rum Rebellion

On this day in 1808 Australia experienced its first and only military coup – against a governor who tried to control liquor sales.

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 No Comments »

First Australian Assyrtiko to make UK debut

Australia’s first wine made from Greek variety Assyrtiko is to get its debut at this year’s Australia Day tasting in London.

Friday, January 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Treasury posts earnings above expectations

Treasury Wine Estates has reported a strong first half of this financial year, with preliminary accounts above analysts’ expectations.

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Entries open for China’s Wine List of the Year

Up to 20 awards are up for grabs at this year’s China Wine List of the Year aimed at bars, restaurants and hotels all over the Greater China region.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Hunter Valley trailblazer Oatley dies

Bob Oatley, the pioneering Australian winemaker and businessman, has died at the age of 87.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 2 Comments »

Australia tasting to see MS vs MW showdown

Six of the UK’s leading Masters of Wines and Master Sommeliers will go head-to-head in a food and Australian wine matching contest at this month’s Australia Day Tasting in London.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

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