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Sunday 30 August 2015

Australia

Treasury sells US vineyard at $7.5m loss

Treasury Wine Estates has sold its Asti Winery, Souverain brand and vineyard assets in California to E&J Gallo Winery at a loss, as it continues to restructure its business.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Thousands of bottles of wine stolen near Adelaide

Thousands of bottles of wine from Cardinham Estate have been stolen by thieves from a shed in the town of Clare, north of Adelaide in South Australia.

Monday, July 20th, 2015 No Comments »

Asia boosts Australian export value

Australian wine exports have risen in volume and value between June 2014- June 2015, the first rise in export value since 2006-2007.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Flavoured wine trend gathers pace

Australian Vintage has become the latest producer to spot an opportunity for fruit-flavoured sparkling wine as it launches a new range called Summertime.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

d’Arenberg settles lawsuit against brewer

Australian brewer Feral has agreed to alter the label of its Sly Fox ale following a long-running trademark battle with winemaker d’Arenberg.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian wine firms announce merger

Australian producers Wine Insights and Cumulus Wines have merged to “capitalise on changing market and sector conditions and emerging market opportunities.”

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Big brand wine opportunity greater than ever in China

The opportunity for branded inexpensive New World wines in China is bigger than ever before, according to Wine Intelligence.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Aussies snub post-Ashes test beer

The England cricket team’s offer of a beer after the first Ashes test in Cardiff was turned down by the Australians it has been reported.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Mornington applies ‘Pinot hands’ to Shiraz

Mornington Peninsula has a “hidden gem” in its Shiraz to show off alongside the Australian region’s flagship Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, believes Lindsay McCall of Paringa Estate.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Geoff Merrill’s ‘no frills’ approach to tasting

“The moment you think you know all about wine, you’re kidding yourself,” was how Geoff Merrill of McLaren Vale in South Australia began our tutored tasting.

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 No Comments »

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