On this day in 1808 Australia experienced its first and only military coup, against a governor who tried to control liquor sales.
Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has struck a deal with Australia’s national carrier Qantas to serve Mumm and Perrier Jouët to its first class passengers.
Yalumba’s Robert Hill-Smith has taken over as chairman of Australia’s First Families of Wine with a mission to put the country “back on the catwalk”.
Australian wine exports to Asia rose 8% by volume in 2014 and despite the slowdown in China, bottled exports are recovering to pre-austerity levels.
Australia’s largest ever trade mission to India, Australia Business Week in India, has identified a number of opportunities for wine in the sub-continent.
Proving that few grapes can beat the malleability and creative potential of Chardonnay was last month’s Masters tasting, where top-price pours and cheaper oaked styles fared well.
An Australian retailer is tackling binge drinking by refusing to sell cask wine to customers, unless they have a car.
Wine producer Australian Vintage has brought UK press operations in-house, appointing Wibke Carter to the role of communications manager UK.
A sprawling vineyard estate once owned by the Tyrrell family and more recently the late Len Evans has hit the market for AUS $10 million.
Tennis super star and current world number one, Novak Djokovic, is the latest focus of Jacob’s Creek’s “Made By” series.
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