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Thursday 17 April 2014

Australia

Pig steals booze and starts fight with a cow

A feral pig has caused havoc at an Australian campsite after drinking up to 18 cans of beer and then going on a drunken rampage.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 4 Comments »

Torbreck owner defends departure

Dave Powell, founder of Barossa Valley-based wine estate Torbreck, has hit out at claims that his “volatile” management style led him to be ousted from the company he started up in 1994.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 1 Comment »

Top wines in the Asian media

The Asian media this week featured wines described as “bloody good”, “rich and dark”, “refreshing, ripe and juicy” and “elegant and classy”.

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Matthew Jukes recommends “one of the world’s finest value whites” and Terry Kirby picks out “a serious wine at a seriously good price.”

Monday, September 9th, 2013 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

Bemused foxes, stunning views, Champagne tastings and midnight in Paris have played a part in a busy but enjoyable week in the drinks industry.

Friday, September 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Beam to ‘make history’ with first global marketing campaign

Beam Inc has launched its first-ever global marketing campaign, which will be entitled “Make history”, for its flagship Jim Beam Bourbon brand.

Friday, September 6th, 2013 No Comments »

£10m investment earmarked for Hardys

Champ Private Equity, owner of Accolade Wines since late 2010, is to invest over £10 million in the group’s Hardys brand.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Heaviest drinkers in Australia are drinking more

A new study from Australia has found that the amount of alcohol consumed by the country’s heaviest drinkers has increased over the past decade.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Penfolds collection in online sale

A collection of nearly 100 bottles of Penfolds Bin 95 Grange Hermitage is up for sale on auction website Grays Online this week.

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 No Comments »

Naked Wines expands into US and Oz

Naked Wines has raised £6.4m in revenue to expand its business in the US and Australia.

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

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