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Wednesday 29 July 2015

Australia

Trade talk: exploring the outback

The evolution in Australia’s wine style has been well documented within the trade, but has it managed to resonate with UK consumers yet?

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 No Comments »

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.

Monday, January 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod strikes Champagne deal with Qantas

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has struck a deal with Australia’s national carrier Qantas to serve Mumm and Perrier Jouët to its first class passengers.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Hill-Smith heads Aussie fine wine mission

Yalumba’s Robert Hill-Smith has taken over as chairman of Australia’s First Families of Wine with a mission to put the country “back on the catwalk”.

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Australian exports to Asia up in 2014

Australian wine exports to Asia rose 8% by volume in 2014 and despite the slowdown in China, bottled exports are recovering to pre-austerity levels.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Wine Australia sees Indian promise

Australia’s largest ever trade mission to India, Australia Business Week in India, has identified a number of opportunities for wine in the sub-continent.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Chardonnay Masters 2014: The results

Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

‘No car, no wine’, says Aussie retailer

An Australian retailer is tackling binge drinking by refusing to sell cask wine to customers, unless they have a car.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian Vintage creates UK comms role

Wine producer Australian Vintage has brought UK press operations in-house, appointing Wibke Carter to the role of communications manager UK.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Hunter Valley estate listed for $10m

A sprawling vineyard estate once owned by the Tyrrell family and more recently the late Len Evans has hit the market for AUS $10 million.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 No Comments »

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