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Thursday 2 October 2014

Australia

‘Don’t drink arak’ in Bali, tourists warned

A travel insurer has apparently warned Australians not to drink the local arak while on holiday in Bali following a spate of methanol poisonings.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Matthew Jukes unveils Aussie top 100

McWilliam’s has been named Winery of the Year in wine writer Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best Australian Wines, which were revealed at a tasting in London yesterday.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

McGuigan CEO on the ‘Aussie philosophy’

Having built a track record for quality at everyday prices, Australian Vintage CEO Neil McGuigan is showing what his team can do at the highest level.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia in pictures: Western Australia

A visit to Western Australia saw the drinks business get stuck into a spot of cow horn preparation, some fabulous foraged food and gatecrash a wedding.

Friday, May 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Australia cracks down on ‘orange’ wine

Wine Australia has threatened that producers outside the region of Orange in New South Wales who name their wines as “orange” risk “serious consequences”.

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Aussie cars fitted with ‘anti-drunk’ devices

A “revolutionary” gadget which prevents drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel will end drink driving, an Australian MP has predicted.

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Tom Barry

The third generation Clare Valley winemaker on his hero, Ernie Loosen, his beloved bulldog Margaux and drinking Salon with Len Evans.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Mash Brewing wins ‘best Australian beer’

Mash Brewing’s “Mash AIPA” was named “Champion Australian Beer” at the Australian International Beer Awards in Melbourne last night.

Friday, May 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Australia in pictures: South Australia

Kangaroos, trebuchets, squid fishing and the world’s oldest productive Grenache vines: the drinks business brings you highlights from a visit to South Australia.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury to cull 5% of workforce

Struggling wine group Treasury Wine Estates is to cut around 5% of its global workforce in order to invest more heavily in marketing and promoting its brands.

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 3 Comments »

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