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Thursday 23 October 2014

Australia

Wine waste turned into biofuels

Australian researchers have developed a technique for converting winery waste into compounds that could have potential value as biofuels or medicines.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Australian winemakers to watch – part 2

We round up a second batch of Aussie winemakers making a name for themselves down under.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury ends takeover talks with KKR

Treasury Wine Estates has announced it has ceased its discussions with the American equity firm that had put forward a takeover bid.

Monday, September 29th, 2014 No Comments »

Formal bids made for Treasury

Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates has received formal takeover offers from two private equity firms, according to the Australian Financial Review.

Friday, September 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Wolf Blass revives Brown Label

Wolf Blass has revived one of its original wines, Brown Label Shiraz, to celebrate the 80th birthday of the founder and announced that Watson’s Wines will have the initial distribution rights in Hong Kong.

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 1 Comment »

Australian winemakers to watch – part 1

We meet a visionary and dynamic set of winemakers who represent the cutting edge of Australia’s fine wine mission.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 No Comments »

Charity calls for booze ban on planes

An alcohol charity is calling on Australian airlines to ban alcohol following a string of mid-flight incidents.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 2 Comments »

Australia scoops young sommelier prize

A contestant from Australia has won the 2014 Chaîne des Rôtisseurs International Young Sommelier of the Year award.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Kiwis step up use of Aussie subsidies

New Zealand wineries are stepping up their controversial use of Australian government rebates originally intended to benefit small Aussie wine producers.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian reds

We round up the reds making an impact with the trade following Wine Australia’s “Inspired” annual tasting.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

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