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Australia

Australia’s Dan Murphy’s plans China expansion

Australia’s drinks retail giant Dan Murphy’s is reported to be planning its expansion into Mainland China, according to a report by Chinese language media Wine Business Observation.

Thursday, November 24th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 5 Chardonnays from Wine Australia trip

db’s Lucy Shaw picks her top five Chardonnays from a recent two-week trip to Australia that took in the Adelaide Hills, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley.

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Wolf Blass launches ‘Blass’ wines for Hong Kong & Macau

Wolf Blass has debuted its terroir-driven ‘Blass’ range of wines in Hong Kong and Macau, with chief winemaker, Chris Hatcher, calling the Chardonnay the “star” of the Wolf Blass portfolio.

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Chinese wine visitors boost Oz tourist numbers

The number of Chinese visitors to cellar doors in Australia has increased steadily over the last three years, attributed in part to their improved knowledge of Australian wine, reports winemakers.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Parker ‘palate killers’ are gone from Oz

The days of Australian winemakers producing “palate killing” Shiraz to please Robert Parker are finally over according to one key winemaker in the country.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Geber: Cabernet Franc ‘like perfume on a woman’

Cabernet Franc’s gentle characteristics and aroma is like “perfume on a woman”, according to Chateau Tanunda’s dapper yet forthright proprietor, John Geber.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Consumers forced to take test to buy £115 liqueur

The producer of a coffee liqueur has gone to new lengths to ensure their product doesn’t fall into the wrong hands, forcing prospective buyers to take an exam on coffee before purchase.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Tibetan winery plans IPO in Australia

Tibet’s first organic winery, Mo Er Duo, is planning to go public in Australia next year, according to reports.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Aldi poised to sell wine in China

Aldi is poised to sell wine online in China in the second quarter of 2017 using its Australia business as a base, it has been reported.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Adelaide Hills Chardonnay ‘a viable alternative to Burgundy’

Winemakers in the Adelaide Hills have upped their game with Chardonnay so much that the wines now offer a viable alternative to Burgundy according to one key producer.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

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