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Wednesday 24 August 2016 loc: GB


McLaren Vale sees opening of whisky distillery

A new AUS$2.5m distillery in McLaren Vale will begin operation this month with the hope of releasing its first single malt in two years’ time.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 1 Comment »

TWE to focus on Australia’s ‘regional gems’

Treasury Wine Estates has decided to increase its emphasis on several Australian wine brands as part of its international focus to champion Australia’s winemaking heritage.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 1 Comment »

‘Anti-social’ wine list targeted by Sydney police

The owner of a wine bar and bistro in Sydney, Australia, has responded angrily to police accusations that his establishment’s blackboard listing wines by the glass was promoting anti-social behaviour.

Monday, February 8th, 2016 No Comments »

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 »

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