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.
Bacardi has moved to “redefine” super-premium gin with the launch of Star of Bombay, an elevated expression of its Bombay Sapphire brand.
Bob McLean, a pioneering force for Barossa Valley wine, died this morning aged 67 after being diagnosed with liver cancer last year.
McLaren Vale producer Wirra Wirra has stepped up its interest in the Adelaide Hills by acquiring highly regarded Pinot Noir producer Ashton Hills.
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.
Treasury Wine Estates has revealed that its US and Australian supply chains will be undergoing a series of radical changes.
Climate change is altering the tastes of wine drinkers, encouraging them to prefer intense, higher alcohol wines, according to research by Naked Wines.
A beer marketed as being 100% Australian owned has been fined after it emerged the brew was actually made in China.
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.
Australia-themed events will hit London in April as part of Wine Australia’s “Wonderful Wines of Aus” campaign.
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