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Monday 2 March 2015

Australia

AGWA appoints new CEO

Andreas Clark has been confirmed as the Australian Grape and Wine Authority’s (AGWA) new CEO.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Virgin hails sparkling success

The UK thirst for Champagne and Prosecco helped online retailer Virgin Wines to achieve its best Christmas ever, with like-for-like December sales up 20%.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Sparkling wine next ‘big thing’ in HK

The IWSR has predicted that sparkling wine is to be the “next big thing” in Hong Kong and the future remains positive even after the first year of decline since 2008.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade buys Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has completed its purchase of Grant Burge Wines, including its Burge and Rathbone Fine Wine Merchants business and Krondorf Winery.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Revealed: Fine wine investment firm drains ‘millions’ from clients

An exclusive db investigation uncovers the full story behind London-based fine wine investment consultants APW Asset Management, and the clients that have invested millions with next to nothing in return.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 9 Comments »

HK firm buys McWilliams vineyards

Hong Kong firm, CK Life Sciences, has bought three vineyards from one of Australia’s oldest winemakers, the McWilliam family for A$15.7 million.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Treasury ups global marketing push

Treasury Wine Estates has announced a new partnership with the J. Walter Thompson Company to boost its global communications and marketing drive.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Yalumba’s Hill-Smith steps down as CEO

Robert Hill-Smith, chief executive of Yalumba, is to step down as chief executive after 30 years in the role for Australia’s oldest family winery.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Jacob’s Creek puts winemakers upfront

Jacob’s Creek has announced the launch of a multi million pound UK marketing campaign featuring the brand’s winemakers and growers.

Friday, January 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Australia sets sights on fine wine

Australia has the potential to become the world’s greatest wine producing nation, according to the chairman of the AGWA, as its fight to put the country on the fine wine map begins.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

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