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Thursday 18 September 2014

Australia

Austerity hits Penfolds price in China

The austerity measures put in place by the Chinese government have led to huge price cuts in Treasury Wine Estates’ flagship label, according to the Australian Financial Review.

Monday, December 9th, 2013 No Comments »

New World wine gains recognition in China

A new wine consumption trend is taking place in China with New World countries becoming increasing popular in the country.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 No Comments »

Beer stealing pig to get plaque

Swino, the short-lived Australian pig with a penchant for stealing beer and starting fights with livestock, is being considered for a plaque near his home to help improve road safety.

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Jacob’s Creek creates wine for curry

Jacob’s Creek has created a new wine to pair with Thai cooking called Lamoon, meaning “soft”.

Friday, November 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Lindeman’s to push Hunter connections

Australian company Lindeman’s is to focus on wines from the Hunter Valley as part of a drive to push the more premium, regional wines in its portfolio.

Friday, November 29th, 2013 No Comments »

Ducru-Beaucaillou declared world’s best Cab blend in blind tasting

A blind tasting of some of the world’s top Cabernet blends from the 2009 vintage in London yesterday saw Château Ducru-Beaucaillou come out in first place.

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 3 Comments »

Top 10 organic drinks

To some people organic simply means that you pay more for something, but to many others organic is an important choice regarding food and drinks production and packaging.

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 1 Comment »

Hardys puts emphasis on Chardonnay in £1.8m media campaign

Accolade Wines is spending £1.8 million on marketing the Hardys brand in the UK with an emphasis on Chardonnay to capitalise on the grape’s comeback.

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie brewer apologises over Hindu labels

Australian brewer Brookvale has apologised “for any distress” caused to the Hindu community after it printed a label with Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi on its beer bottles.

Friday, November 15th, 2013 3 Comments »

Hatcher tops IWSC 2013

Chris Hatcher, chief winemaker with Australian brand Wolf Blass, was crowned Winemaker of the Year at the International Wine & Spirits Competition awards banquet last night.

Thursday, November 14th, 2013 No Comments »

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