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Friday 31 October 2014

Australia

Top Australian fizz, pinks and fortifieds

Here, we showcase the fizz, pinks and fortified wines praised by industry professionals throughout Wine Australia’s recent 2014 Inspired tasting.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

‘Drunk’ man fends off croc with eye poke

An inebriated Australian fought off a death-rolling crocodile by poking it in the eye – a feat that could have come straight out of a Crocodile Dundee film.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Casella trades up as Aussie dollar drops

John Casella is shifting his focus to premium wine categories with a view to improving the standing of Casella Family Brands in the US.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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