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Friday 12 February 2016

Australia

‘Biggest ever’ Australia Day tastings planned

Next year’s Australia Day tastings will be the biggest yet with consecutive events planned for London, Dublin and Edinburgh.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Australia Post to ship bulk wine to China

Australia’s national postal service has teamed up with online wholesaler 1688.com to export the country’s wines into China.

Monday, December 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Syrah Masters 2015: the results

With entries from France to Australia and Israel to Switzerland, a move away from high-alcohol blockbusters towards wines of greater restraint was the keynote of this year’s Global Syrah Masters.

Friday, December 4th, 2015 No Comments »

First look at d’Arenberg’s $13m ‘cube’

South Australian wine producer d’Arenberg has released the first artist’s impressions of a AUD$13 million futuristic five storey “cube” being built within its vineyard.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Chardonnay is Mornington’s ‘unsung hero’

Chardonnay is the “unsung hero” of Australia’s Mornington Peninsula, according to Stonier’s chief winemaker.

Monday, November 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Retailers should ‘treat own-labels like true brands’

Major UK retailers are right to take cues from discount supermarkets such as Aldi and Lidl if they want to keep pace with where the market is headed, says one Australian export director.

Monday, November 30th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Great potential’ for Australian bulk wine in China

Winegrapes Australia is stepping up its focus on Asia, where its winemaker believes there is “more enthusiasm” for its wines and opportunities to achieve greater success in the short term.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Riverina seeks recognition

Long regarded as Australia’s ‘grape basket’, producers in the Riverina are yearning for greater recognition.

Thursday, November 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Fiano best white for McLaren Vale?

Italian variety Fiano may be the “closest to being McLaren Vale’s white” one producer as postulated.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Adelaide ‘pioneers’ online wine course

More than 30,000 students from 150 countries have enrolled on a free six-week course to learn the art of growing grapes and winemaking.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 2 Comments »

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