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Thursday 17 April 2014

Australia

Coonawarra needs Wynns to be strong

Coonawarra deserves greater international recognition for the quality of its Cabernets according to speakers at a masterclass in London yesterday.

Friday, February 1st, 2013 1 Comment »

McGuigan and Torode launch recipe site

Australian winemaker Neil McGuigan and celebrity chef John Torode have joined forces to launch a food and wine matching website for consumers.

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 1 Comment »

Yalumba pulls its wines from NRA Wine Club

Leading Barossa Valley winery Yalumba has pulled its wines from the National Rifle Association Wine Club in response to a story reported by the drinks business yesterday.

Friday, January 25th, 2013 5 Comments »

Champagne’s future markets: #3 Australia

Our list reaches the final three with Australia, a growing wine import market thriving on the back of a favourable exchange rate and growing industrial clout.

Friday, January 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the UK press

Jane MacQuitty recommends a “stunning” Chablis, while Terry Kirby suggests a Cabernet Merlot with “a voluptuous palate” to drink on Australia Day.

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 No Comments »

Cricket crowd builds record-breaking beer snake

When rain stopped play during a one-day international cricket match in Sydney, the crowd went in search of alternative entertainment.

Monday, January 21st, 2013 No Comments »

UK cider slump drives focus overseas

C&C has reported an 11.9% volume decline in its third quarter UK cider sales, adding weight to recent moves within the sector to pursue growth in other markets.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 1. Slimline Chardonnay

Chardonnay and Shiraz are undoubtedly Australia’s twin varietal icons, but while the latter has retained the world’s affection, the former had become distinctly unfashionable – and Oz has been blamed for altering its image.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 2. Refining Shiraz

Although less dramatic than Chardonnay’s stylistic swing from broad to bony, Australia’s flagship grape Shiraz has also been losing weight and gaining tone.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Yellow Tail makers in crisis talks with lender

Casella Wines, makers of Yellow Tail – the best selling Australian wine in America – is in crisis talks with its lender after recording its first loss in 20 years.

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 1 Comment »

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