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Tuesday 16 September 2014

Australia

Blass blasts Treasury’s American venture

The man behind Treasury Wine Estates has called the company’s US venture a “nightmare from day one” urging whoever takes it over to sell it.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury, tough decisions, and bid battles

With offers for Treasury Wine Estates now coming thick and fast, Ron Emler looks at the reasons behind the recent flurry, and wonders what the players could have in store.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine body confirms threat of Russian ban

Australian winemakers should “prepare themselves” to be affected by Russian trade embargoes, according to the country’s Wine and Grape Authority.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Second offer for Treasury Wine Estates

Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates has received a second multi-billion-dollar offer, sparking a bidding war for ownership of the troubled wine company.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Bernard Hickin

The chief winemaker of Jacob’s Creek on looking like Harrison Ford, being a chocoholic and drinking Riesling with Sir David Attenborough.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

AFFW joins Australia’s wine tax battle

Australia’s First Families of Wine has joined forces to protect producers from a tax hike it claims would jeopardise the country’s ability to compete globally.

Friday, August 8th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s worst wine disasters

Winemakers are a hardy bunch having faced some undoubtedly challenging situations in recent history, as this list shows.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 2 Comments »

KKR raises takeover bid for Treasury

US firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) has raised its takeover bid offer for Treasury Wine Estates by 10%.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Louisa Rose

The chief winemaker at Yalumba in the Barossa Valley on her love of Jane Austen, admiration for Obama and saving her dogs in a fire.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Vineyard caught over false organic claims

An Australian vineyard is being pursued by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture after it falsely claimed to be an organic producer.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

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