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Sunday 23 October 2016 loc: GB


Sagrantino ‘will rival Shiraz’ in Oz one day

Tannic Italian grape Sagrantino will one day rival Shiraz as the best red variety in Australia according to Chester Osborn of d’Arenberg.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Uber to trial on-demand wine tours in Oz

Ride sharing company Uber is trialling a new service in South Australia offering on-demand tours of the region’s vineyards to its users.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 1 Comment »

Osborn to open ‘Australia’s best restaurant’

Ebullient Australian winemaker Chester Osborn of d’Arenberg is planning to open what he believes will be Australia’s “best restaurant” at his AU$13m Cube project in McLaren Vale.

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Casella buys $12.5m McLaren Vale vineyard

Casella Family Brands has snapped up a McLaren Vale vineyard for a reported AUS$12.4 million, its first foray into the premium South Australian region.

Monday, July 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Henschke unveils 05/06 Museum Release in UK

South Australian producer Henschke is launching a limited edition collector’s box of two “exceptional” back vintages of its iconic Hill of Grace in the UK.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

John Torode launches rosé with McGuigan Wines

TV chef John Torode may have found Australia’s answer to Provencal rosé with a new pale pink wine made in partnership with McGuigan Wines.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Casella steps in to save Morris of Rutherglen

Historic Australian fortified wine producer Morris of Rutherglen has been bought by Casella Family Brands, saving the brand from potential obscurity.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 3 Comments »

Newton: Chardonnay is my blank canvas

Hardys’ understated chief white winemaker, Tom Newton, custodian of top drop Eileen Hardy Chardonnay, believes the variety to a “canvas” for his creativity.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Historic Hardys vertical yields ‘remarkable’ results

A vertical tasting of Eileen Hardy Chardonnay dating back to 1986 in London last week yielded “remarkable” results, with the oldest wines still bright and alive.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Merlot ‘deserves more attention’ in Australia

Merlot may not be venerated in Australia and it’s been “abused” in the US, but the grape “deserves more attention”, according to Jackson Family winemaker Chris Carpenter.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 4 Comments »

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