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Monday 1 September 2014

Australia

Former Constellation president takes helm at Enotria

Former Constellation president Troy Christensen is to become CEO of Enotria, replacing current chief executive Alison Levett, who is to leave the business.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

App to combat fake wine in China developed

A new app has been developed that aims to tackle the growing problem of counterfeit wine in the Chinese market.

Thursday, April 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Wash your hair in beer, says supermodel

Australian supermodel Elle Macpherson has revealed an unusual beauty treatment used to keep her locks gleaming – a healthy dose of beer.

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Australia puts positive spin on Chinese slide

Wine Australia believes Chinese austerity measures will benefit the wine industry in the long term, despite attributing its slide in this market to the crackdown.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Seppeltsfield releases rare WW1 wine

Five rare vintages of Tawny ‘Port’ dating from 1914 to 1918 have been released by the south Australian Seppeltsfield Estate, in partnership with the Australian War Memorial.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Bottle of Penfolds brings down Aussie politician

The premier of New South Wales in Australia has resigned after “forgetting” to declare he had received a bottle of 1959 Penfolds Grange as a gift from a suspect in a corruption case.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

Scotch whisky gets Australian trademark

Scotch whisky has been trademarked in Australia giving consumers and the industry better protection against fakes.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Australia must stop ‘mindless chase of listings’

Tesco has expressed concern about the “homogenisation” of Australia’s major wine brands, calling for them to work harder to stand out from the crowd.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 12 Comments »

Brits prefer ‘big-brand Australian reds’

A Brit’s “perfect bottle” is red, Australian, from a big name brand, has a screw cap, costs on average £5.83 and is bought from a local supermarket, according to a recent survey by Cobevco.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Tasmania boosts Aussie wine revival

Excitement about Tasmania is playing an important role in reinvigorating interest in the Australian wine industry as a whole, according to one producer.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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