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Friday 28 November 2014

Australia

Cult Cabs dominate Wally’s sale

California’s Harlan and Screaming Eagle wines achieved huge premiums on their estimates, setting new records at Wally’s and Crush auctions in New York last week.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie pilot pulls up for a pint

A pilot in Western Australia was being questioned by police today after he steered his propeller-driven plane down the street on his way to the local pub.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

TWE boss bites back against small retailers

Chief executive Michael Clarke has retaliated against criticism from small retailers, saying they are too quick to get upset when big outlets get better deals.

Monday, November 3rd, 2014 4 Comments »

Australia and Bordeaux take centre stage

The 2008 vintages of Penfolds Grange and non-first growth crus classés took centre stage in the fine wine world this week.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

More tastings, more Burgundy, boutique Australian wine and a quick flashback to db looking more awake.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Australian Boutique Winemakers’ in HK

It remains a challenging task for boutique wineries from Australia to reach out to export markets.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 No Comments »

What’s Hot in Hong Kong: Armit

Riesling, Super Tuscans and old Rioja have been leading the way in Hong Kong for fine wine merchant Armit recently.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Brits chat on flights while Aussies drink

British passengers are too busy talking to drink during flights, while Aussie passengers are most likely to hit the booze trolley.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Chinese investors eye Aussie wineries

Chinese nationals are expected to dramatically increase investment in Australian wineries over the coming years, according to new data.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

UK and US still top for Aussie wine exports

The UK, US and Canada remain the top three destinations by volume for Australian wines, according to a recent report.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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