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Australia

db interview: Dave Powell

The outspoken Australian winemaker on the Torbreck fallout, declaring himself bankrupt and his ambition with his new vineyard venture to be “the DRC of the Barossa”.

Monday, June 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Lidl to beef up Prosecco range

Lidl is set to beef up its range of Proseccos and is extending its own label with a new tier of regional wines.

Friday, June 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Scientists brew beer from 220-year-old yeast

A group of Australian scientists have brewed a beer from 220-year-old yeast salvaged from a shipwreck, which they claim to be the ‘world’s oldest beer’.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 2 Comments »

Trade praise for Vinexpo 2016

The wine and spirits trade hailed this year’s Vinexpo as a great success with an increase in international visitors from 2014.

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Treasury consolidates US wineries

Treasury Wine Estates is consolidating its supply network in the USA in the wake of its acquisition of Diageo’s wine business.

Monday, June 6th, 2016 No Comments »

“Big opportunity” for Australian wine as Negociants expands team

Negociants has said there is an opportunity to tap into the “big opportunity” for Australian premium wine in the London on-trade, as it expands the team.

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Penfolds to sell bespoke barrels for £97,000

Australian icon Penfolds is to offer freshly filled barrels of wine and private cellar tours to wealthy clients for £97,000 in a bid to cash in on the strength of the brand.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 2 Comments »

Waitrose boosts Australian and Fine Wine ranges

Waitrose has revamped its Australian wine range to focus on the breadth and regionality of the country, while also taking its Fine Wines range “even more premium”.

Friday, May 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Accolade Wines owner mulls IPO

The owner of the UK’s largest drinks company, Accolade Wines, is looking at listing the company on the London stock exchange as it gets ready to offload its 80% stake in the business, an Australian newspaper claims.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Yalumba sponsors Womad festival

Australian winery Yalumba has announced it is to sponsor world music festival Womad UK this July.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016 No Comments »

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