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Saturday 20 December 2014

Australia

Kingsland signs LCW distribution deal

Kingsland has signed a deal with Australia’s Limestone Coast Winery to distribute its premium bulk wine to the UK on- and off-trade.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Australian retail giant buys Summergate

One of China’s major wine importers, Summergate Fine Wines & Spirits, and its retail subsidiary Pudao Wines have been bought by Australian drinks retail giant Woolworth’s Liquor Group.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Accolade confirms purchase of Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has confirmed an agreement to buy Australia’s Barossa-based Grant Burge Wines for an undisclosed sum.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Tennis star joins Jacob’s Creek campaign

Jacob’s Creek has signed world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic as the subject of the wine brand’s new “Made By” film series.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

IWSC president elect: Neil McGuigan

As three-time IWSC Winemaker of the Year, who better than Australian Vintage CEO Neil McGuigan to step into the role of President for 2015

Thursday, November 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Chateau Yaldara set to be tourist hotspot

1847 Wines has completed its purchase of Australia’s historic Chateau Yaldara, announcing plans to turn it into a major tourist destination.

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Accolade makes move on Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has confirmed that it is in “exclusive discussions” to buy Grant Burge Wines, the latest sign of consolidation taking place within Australia’s wine industry.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Fat Duck Australia ballot scammed

The ballot system for securing tables at the Fat Duck when it opens in Melbourne next year has been hacked, with computer programmes grabbing dozens of reservations.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie Shiraz shift is not critic-driven

Producers rather than critics are driving the stylistic shift in Australia’s flagship Shiraz, maintains one expert on the country’s wines.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 1 Comment »

China opens door to Aussie wine imports

China will erode import tariffs for Australian farm products – including wine – over the next decade, after the signing of a landmark trade agreement.

Monday, November 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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