Winemaking submarines, “bung” cricket and a sommelier let loose on a pig farm were just some of the sights awaiting db in Victoria during a thrilling tour of Australia.
Margaret River producer Vasse Felix is preparing to launch a new Chardonnay, positioned just below its top end Heytesbury label, as the main reference point for its brand.
Wine Australia’s general manager of market development, James Gosper, has announced his resignation after five years with the company.
Riesling may shape the reputation of Clare Valley, but a tension exists between commercial success and critical acclaim.
Barossa Valley winemakers need to break free from the region’s “default setting” and revisit the lighter expressions of its past, believes one winemaker.
An Australian brewery’s proposal to erect a 30 metre high beer bottle to promote its flagship brew has been criticised for signalling “a city of drunks.”
The pursuit of sub-regional distinctions within Coonawarra remains inhibited by scars from a legal battle over the region’s original boundaries.
Australian producers should focus their notion of terroir less on soil and more on the far greater impact of light, according to leading winemaker Bill Downie.
A South Australian winery is hoping an 18m tall Buddha will help attract tourists to the area and benefit winemakers by strengthening its ties with Asia and supporting wine tourism in the region.
An Australian brewer has been fined $20k for misleading customers about the origin of a new lager brewed 600km from where it claimed it was made.
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