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Sunday 29 March 2015

Australia

Wolf Blass fights to close NZ tax loophole

Winemaker Wolf Blass is fighting to close a tax loophole allowing New Zealand competitors to claim millions in wine tax rebates from Australia.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 3 Comments »

Wolf Blass steps up Malbec focus

The UK and Canadian markets are helping to create demand for Australian Malbec, according to Wolf Blass chief winemaker Chris Hatcher.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014 1 Comment »

Australia’s inner-most wine habits revealed

Riesling is Australia’s favourite white, according to a recent survey, which also revealed 7% of its population use the oven to heat up their wine.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Top 10 serious rosé wines

Rosé is a category often unfairly overlooked, thought to be suited only to summer sipping. Here we take a look at 10 rosés that deserve to be taken seriously.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 1 Comment »

Whisky study could give rise to barley ‘vineyards’

A project to determine the perfect grain of barley for distilling whisky could pave the way for barley ‘vineyards’, viewed in much the same way as the world’s wine regions.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Hardys: the only way is up

Among the many challenges facing Hardys in its current upmarket push is making sure consumers understand what sort of style to expect from cooler climate wines.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Pacific press

“Vinegar” wine in Japan that’s not all it seems, Tasmanian Pinot Noir, DRC and the last bottle of Burgundy in the shop.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Moët moves Aussie winemaker to Napa

Moët Hennessy’s wine division has moved winemaker Robert Mann from Margaret River’s Cape Mentelle to Napa’s Newton Vineyard.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Former Aussie MP in wine tour expenses trial

A case brought against former Australian MP Peter Slipper is heating up after he admitted paying for trips to wineries with tax-funded taxi vouchers.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Pub staff risk blindness, warn doctors

Two staff who suffered “horrific” burns to their face and eyes while cleaning out a beer line have prompted doctors to call for tougher safety measures in Australia.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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