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Saturday 25 October 2014

Australia

‘Secret’ collection of fortified wines released

A rare collection of fortified wines held “in secret” by several generations of winemakers at Seppeltsfield’s Barossa Valley cellars has been released.

Friday, March 7th, 2014 No Comments »

On this day 1811…the Battle of Barrosa

On 5 March 1811 a battle was fought in Spain that would later give its name to a now world-renowned Australian vineyard region.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 1 Comment »

Wine ‘bladder’ bursts onto street

A street was flooded with up to $500,000 worth of wine after a truck carrying an 11-tonne “wine bladder” collided with a car.

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

PLB to distribute Australia’s Capel Vale

PLB has been named the new UK agent for Western Australian winery Capel Vale, which will distribute to the specialist, independent and on-trade markets.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Low-alcohol yeast strain discovered

Australian scientists have discovered a natural yeast strain which can reduce alcohol levels by up to 1.5%.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

De Bortoli takes operatic inspiration

De Bortoli has launched a pair of wines inspired by an opera closely associated with Yarra Valley-born 19th century superstar soprano Dame Nellie Melba.

Friday, February 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Winery manager sets up 110km cancer challenge

Australian winery manager, Ashley Ratcliff, has launched a marathon, cycling and running event in support of the Cancer Council Australia, in the hope of raising AUS$50,000.

Thursday, February 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Baz Luhrmann launches Absolut Oz vodka

Film director Baz Luhrmann has lent his creative flair to launch Absolut’s first ever limited edition bottle celebrating Australia.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 No Comments »

New CEO takes on ‘beleaguered’ Treasury

One of the most challenging jobs in global drinks has gone to an executive with no experience of the wine industry.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 1 Comment »

New CEO for Treasury

Michael Clarke has been named as the new CEO and managing director of Treasury Wine Estates.

Thursday, February 20th, 2014 No Comments »

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