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Sunday 31 August 2014

Australia

Drink red wine instead of meth, says judge

A magistrate has come up with a novel approach to tackling drug abuse.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Sydney sommelier wins scholarship

The 16th annual Daniel Pontifex scholarship has been awarded to Alexander Kirkwood of Sydney’s Rockpool Bar and Grill.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Yellow Tail co-founder Maria Casella dies

Maria Casella, co-founder of Casella Family Brands and its flagship brand Yellow Tail, has died aged 87.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Code signed to protect Aussie winemakers

Australian winemakers will receive better protection when dealing with supermarket giant Woolworths, if a new code implemented after 12 months of negotiations is successful.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Entries open for Alan Lodge spirits writer award

Promising journalists, bloggers and columnists are being called upon to enter the third annual Alan Lodge International Young Spirits Writer of the Year Award.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Blass blasts Treasury’s American venture

The man behind Treasury Wine Estates has called the company’s US venture a “nightmare from day one” urging whoever takes it over to sell it.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury, tough decisions, and bid battles

With offers for Treasury Wine Estates now coming thick and fast, Ron Emler looks at the reasons behind the recent flurry, and wonders what the players could have in store.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine body confirms threat of Russian ban

Australian winemakers should “prepare themselves” to be affected by Russian trade embargoes, according to the country’s Wine and Grape Authority.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Second offer for Treasury Wine Estates

Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates has received a second multi-billion-dollar offer, sparking a bidding war for ownership of the troubled wine company.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Bernard Hickin

The chief winemaker of Jacob’s Creek on looking like Harrison Ford, being a chocoholic and drinking Riesling with Sir David Attenborough.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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