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Sunday 19 April 2015

Australia

Screwcap triumphs in maturation test

A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to “ground breaking” results during a blind tasting at this week’s Vinitaly.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 3 Comments »

London wine campaign highlights magic of Oz

Australia-themed events will hit London in April as part of Wine Australia’s “Wonderful Wines of Aus” campaign.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Beer and bacteria dress to debut in Milan

A dress grown from beer and bacteria is set to premiere at the World Expo 2015 in Milan.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Winemaker dies in windsurfing accident

Australian winemaker Simon Burnell has died after a windsurfing accident in the Margaret River region.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade opts out of London Wine Fair

Accolade Wines, which counts brands like Hardys and Echo Falls as part of its portfolio, has chosen not to take part in the London Wine Fair this year.

Friday, March 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Lion’s net profits slide 20%

The full year’s net profits for New Zealand’s biggest drinks company, Lion, have slipped 20% as consumption declines and consumers trade up.

Monday, March 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine Australia celebrates Korea and China links

Wine Australia celebrated the free trade agreement with South Korea in Seoul last week and is preparing for a visit of Chinese trade on a “hands on” tasting trip this weekend.

Friday, March 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Domaine Chandon worker killed in crash

A Yarra Valley winery worker and her eight-year-old son have been killed in a car crash in Australia.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Riesling Downunder 2015

Riesling Downunder took place recently in Melbourne, Australia, providing the perfect opportunity for trade and consumers alike to sample a wide range of Riesling from around the world.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

China a ‘huge opportunity’ for Australia

China’s post-boom hangover hit Australia far less than Bordeaux, and the potential for top-end wine is as great as ever, according to Andrew Caillard MW.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

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