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Sunday 23 November 2014

Australia

Scotch whisky gets Australian trademark

Scotch whisky has been trademarked in Australia giving consumers and the industry better protection against fakes.

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

Australia must stop ‘mindless chase of listings’

Tesco has expressed concern about the “homogenisation” of Australia’s major wine brands, calling for them to work harder to stand out from the crowd.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 12 Comments »

Brits prefer ‘big-brand Australian reds’

A Brit’s “perfect bottle” is red, Australian, from a big name brand, has a screw cap, costs on average £5.83 and is bought from a local supermarket, according to a recent survey by Cobevco.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Tasmania boosts Aussie wine revival

Excitement about Tasmania is playing an important role in reinvigorating interest in the Australian wine industry as a whole, according to one producer.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury CEO set to slash portfolio

Treasury Wine Estates’ new CEO Michael Clarke has fuelled speculation that the group may sell off its Beringer brand as he confirmed an immediate need to cut costs.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine to benefit from Australia-Japan deal

A major new trade agreement between Australia and Japan could help open up a new avenue in Asia for Australian wine.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Australian beer consumption at 69-year low

Australians are drinking less alcohol than at any time in the last 15 years with beer consumption dropping to a 69-year low, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Monday, April 7th, 2014 2 Comments »

China ‘not the El Dorado we first thought’

Australian wine sales have fallen flat in China, with one producer admitting that the country is not “the El Dorado” the industry was hoping it to be.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 3 Comments »

Angove sets out Australia’s route forward

Australia’s medium-sized family wine businesses are vital for exports, believes John Angove, of Angove Family Winemakers.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

The Fat Duck migrates to Australia

Heston Blumenthal has announced that he will close his UK three-Michelin-starred restaurant The Fat Duck for six months in 2015 in order to set up a temporary version in Australia.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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