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Monday 1 September 2014

Australia

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 »

Majority of Brits prefer cheap wine

The majority of British consumers favour cheap wine over an expensive equivalent, according to a study carried out by the London Wine Academy.

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 5 Comments »

Hindus angered by Aussie brewery label

A brewery in Australia has caused outrage in the Hindu community after putting Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi on bottles of its alcoholic ginger beer.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 least fattening beers

Last week we brought you details of the world’s most fattening beers and this week we cater for the more diet conscious folk who still hanker for a refreshing beer.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Supermarket discounting down to producers

Producers shouldn’t moan about the price of their wines being slashed in supermarkets, because they are in control of the situation, according to one key Australian producer.

Monday, November 11th, 2013 1 Comment »

Ruinart: Aussies are Champagne ‘maniacs’

The growing consumer thirst for Champagne in Australia is proving hugely lucrative for the region, according to the chef de cave of Ruinart.

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 No Comments »

Accolade buys Mud House

Accolade wines has acquired two of New Zealand’s leading brands from the Mud House Wine Group.

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 No Comments »

Yellow Tail celebrates one billion bottles

Casella Wines, the makers of Australia’s Yellow Tail wine, has announced that the company has bottled its one billionth bottle of the brand.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013 1 Comment »

Treasury facing legal action over dumping stock

Global wine giant Treasury Wine Estates is facing legal action from Australian shareholders after it was forced to write off six million bottles of wine in July due to oversupply.

Monday, October 28th, 2013 No Comments »

The week in pictures

As well as an MW in the stocks this week in the drinks trade also saw a touch of Hollywood and fashion royalty make an appearance.

Friday, October 25th, 2013 No Comments »

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