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Saturday 13 February 2016

Australia

Australia tasting to see MS vs MW showdown

Six of the UK’s leading Masters of Wines and Master Sommeliers will go head-to-head in a food and Australian wine matching contest at this month’s Australia Day Tasting in London.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 1 Comment »

Wynns to host ‘Australia’s biggest ever Cabernet vertical’

The historic Wynns estate in Coonawarra is to host Australia’s biggest ever vertical tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon, its head winemaker Sue Hodder has announced.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Nine wine trend predictions for 2016

From millennials embracing Bordeaux to English fizz rivalling Champagne, Berry Bros & Rudd reveals to db its top nine wine trend predictions for 2016.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 2 Comments »

App launched to assess vineyard disease

Two free apps have been launched to help viticulturists digitally assess the impact of powdery mildew on grapes and guide canopy management.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Aussie wineries clash over alleged trademark breach

Two Australian wineries have become embroiled in a legal battle over the use of the Peacock’s Fan trademark, which is used on wines exported to the UK.

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Seinfeld-themed bar opens in Melbourne

A bar dedicated to Seinfeld character George Costanza has opened in Melbourne, with the actor that played him giving his seal of approval to the venture.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Atherton venue in Sydney to open

British chef Jason Atherton will see his ‘Street Social’ franchise spread to Australia next year with the opening of a new venue in Sydney.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Casella buys Brand’s Laira from McWilliam’s

Australia’s Casella Family Brands has confirmed its purchase of Brand’s Laira from McWilliam’s Wine Group.

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Former Penfolds chief winemaker Don Ditter dies

Don Ditter, chief winemaker at Australian icon Penfolds and custodian of Penfolds Grange during the ‘70s and ‘80s, has died at home in Sydney aged 89.

Friday, December 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade opens UK shop

Accolade has opened its “answer to a ‘cellar door’ in the UK” – a new shop near its head offices.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

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