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Chinese wine visitors boost Oz tourist numbers

The number of Chinese visitors to cellar doors in Australia has increased steadily over the last three years, attributed in part to their improved knowledge of Australian wine, reports winemakers.

Monday, November 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Parker ‘palate killers’ are gone from Oz

The days of Australian winemakers producing “palate killing” Shiraz to please Robert Parker are finally over according to one key winemaker in the country.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Geber: Cabernet Franc ‘like perfume on a woman’

Cabernet Franc’s gentle characteristics and aroma is like “perfume on a woman”, according to Chateau Tanunda’s dapper yet forthright proprietor, John Geber.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Consumers forced to take test to buy £115 liqueur

The producer of a coffee liqueur has gone to new lengths to ensure their product doesn’t fall into the wrong hands, forcing prospective buyers to take an exam on coffee before purchase.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Tibetan winery plans IPO in Australia

Tibet’s first organic winery, Mo Er Duo, is planning to go public in Australia next year, according to reports.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Aldi poised to sell wine in China

Aldi is poised to sell wine online in China in the second quarter of 2017 using its Australia business as a base, it has been reported.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Adelaide Hills Chardonnay ‘a viable alternative to Burgundy’

Winemakers in the Adelaide Hills have upped their game with Chardonnay so much that the wines now offer a viable alternative to Burgundy according to one key producer.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Jacob’s Creek adds sparkling winemaker

Jacob’s Creek has appointed former Treasury winemaker Trina Smith to head up its white, rosé and sparkling wines.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Australian wines report positive feedbacks from ProWine China

Australian wines turned heads at the 2016 ProWine China, with close to 200 wines from 30 brands showcased at the Wine Australia Pavilion during the three-day fair in Shanghai, says Wine Australia.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

McGuigan: ‘Brexit was a slap in the face’

The UK’s decision to leave the EU was “a slap in the face” but it doesn’t lessen Britain’s importance as a key wine market according to Australian producer Neil McGuigan.

Monday, November 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

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