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Friday 31 October 2014

Australia

Australia scoops young sommelier prize

A contestant from Australia has won the 2014 Chaîne des Rôtisseurs International Young Sommelier of the Year award.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Kiwis step up use of Aussie subsidies

New Zealand wineries are stepping up their controversial use of Australian government rebates originally intended to benefit small Aussie wine producers.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian reds

We round up the reds making an impact with the trade following Wine Australia’s “Inspired” annual tasting.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Australia certifies Chinese language educators

Wine Australia has certified two Chinese language educators who will be based in Adelaide and Melbourne and who have already held their first classes.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Pacific wine agreement big win for Australia

An agreement by Pacific countries to standardise acceptable limits of chemical residue in wine could mean massive savings for Australian winemakers.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 Australian white wines

Following Wine Australia’s annual Inspired tasting, we round up the country’s whites commended by members of the trade.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Fat Duck Melbourne opening date announced

Heston Blumenthal’s The Fat Duck will open its doors in Melbourne on 3 February next year, with reservations opening for less than a month in October.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine Australia’s Japan tasting a success

Wine Australia’s recent tasting in Japan recorded its highest ever attendance and was hailed as an example of the rising interest in Australian wine in the country.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Beer image needs revamp, says Lion boss

The boss of one of Australia’s biggest brewers has said beer needs to reinvent itself adding that brewers could benefit from the example set by winemakers.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Teenagers take alcohol cue from parents

Teens given alcohol by their parents are three times more likely to drink heavily by their late teens than those who are given none, a study has claimed.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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