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Thursday 28 May 2015

Australia

Small fraction of Aussie growers in profit

An Australian senator and a leading wine trade body have voiced concerns over the state of winemaking in the country, as a report has revealed less than 15% of grape growers made profits last year.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Bombay unveils star gin addition

Bacardi has moved to “redefine” super-premium gin with the launch of Star of Bombay, an elevated expression of its Bombay Sapphire brand.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Barossa champion Bob McLean dies

Bob McLean, a pioneering force for Barossa Valley wine, died this morning aged 67 after being diagnosed with liver cancer last year.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Wirra Wirra buys Adelaide Hills star

McLaren Vale producer Wirra Wirra has stepped up its interest in the Adelaide Hills by acquiring highly regarded Pinot Noir producer Ashton Hills.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Winemaker accused of draining rival’s wine

An Australian winemaker has appeared in court over allegations he drained 25,000 litres of Chardonnay worth more than AUS$300,000 at a rival winery.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 2 Comments »

Major changes to TWE’s supply chain

Treasury Wine Estates has revealed that its US and Australian supply chains will be undergoing a series of radical changes.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 1 Comment »

Is climate change altering wine tastes?

Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Aussie beer’ made in China fined $10k

A beer marketed as being 100% Australian owned has been fined after it emerged the brew was actually made in China.

Monday, March 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Screwcap triumphs in maturation test

A selection of top Australian wines matured under both screwcap and cork led to “ground breaking” results during a blind tasting at this week’s Vinitaly.

Friday, March 27th, 2015 3 Comments »

London wine campaign highlights magic of Oz

Australia-themed events will hit London in April as part of Wine Australia’s “Wonderful Wines of Aus” campaign.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

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