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Sunday 2 August 2015

Australia

Big brand wine opportunity greater than ever in China

The opportunity for branded inexpensive New World wines in China is bigger than ever before, according to Wine Intelligence.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Aussies snub post-Ashes test beer

The England cricket team’s offer of a beer after the first Ashes test in Cardiff was turned down by the Australians it has been reported.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Mornington applies ‘Pinot hands’ to Shiraz

Mornington Peninsula has a “hidden gem” in its Shiraz to show off alongside the Australian region’s flagship Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, believes Lindsay McCall of Paringa Estate.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Geoff Merrill’s ‘no frills’ approach to tasting

“The moment you think you know all about wine, you’re kidding yourself,” was how Geoff Merrill of McLaren Vale in South Australia began our tutored tasting.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Darren Rathbone

The CEO and group chief winemaker of the Rathbone Group talks to db about having no time for regrets and dining with David Attenborough.

Friday, July 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

China presents a ‘long, slow opportunity’ for Australian wine

China has slowed down its demand for fine Australian wine, but there is still plenty of opportunity for growth, says Darren Rathbone, CEO of the Rathbone Group.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Delegat aims high with new Barossa brand

Oyster Bay owner Delegat has launched “a new global brand” from Australia’s Barossa Valley, targeting “aspirational wine consumers in a contemporary style”.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Winemaker fined $35k over toxic waste

An Australian winemaker has been fined AUS$35,000 (£17,000) after he was found guilty of dumping toxic chemicals down a drain.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Hardys invests £4m in summer of cricket

Hardys has unveiled a new £4 million consumer marketing campaign to tie in with the Australian wine brand’s sponsorship of the English cricket team.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Most expensive cocktail covers $32m heist

The world’s most expensive cocktail was never actually sold and was instead used to cover a AUS$32 million casino heist, it has emerged.

Monday, June 29th, 2015 No Comments »

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