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Friday 9 October 2015


Aussie winemakers battle storms

Winemakers in Hunter Valley have been particularly hard hit by the dramatic storms that swept much of eastern Australia last week.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Sotheby’s gearing up for ‘superlative’ sale

Over 1,400 lots of “superlative” Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne and vintage Port are due to go under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London tomorrow.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Woolworth’s deal puts in Summergate in position to grow

Australian liquor giant Woolworth’s recent acquisition of Summergate Fine Wines puts the latter company in a position to “aggressively” build its markets says its CEO.

Thursday, December 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine sold to fund anti-Islamic group

A controversial sparkling wine called 72 Virgins is being sold to raise funds for an anti-Islamic organisation in Australia.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Kingsland signs LCW distribution deal

Kingsland has signed a deal with Australia’s Limestone Coast Winery to distribute its premium bulk wine to the UK on- and off-trade.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Australian retail giant buys Summergate

One of China’s major wine importers, Summergate Fine Wines & Spirits, and its retail subsidiary Pudao Wines have been bought by Australian drinks retail giant Woolworth’s Liquor Group.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Accolade confirms purchase of Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has confirmed an agreement to buy Australia’s Barossa-based Grant Burge Wines for an undisclosed sum.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Tennis star joins Jacob’s Creek campaign

Jacob’s Creek has signed world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic as the subject of the wine brand’s new “Made By” film series.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC president elect: Neil McGuigan

As three-time IWSC Winemaker of the Year, who better than Australian Vintage CEO Neil McGuigan to step into the role of President for 2015

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Chateau Yaldara set to be tourist hotspot

1847 Wines has completed its purchase of Australia’s historic Chateau Yaldara, announcing plans to turn it into a major tourist destination.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

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