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Sunday 21 September 2014

Australia

World’s worst wine disasters

Winemakers are a hardy bunch having faced some undoubtedly challenging situations in recent history, as this list shows.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 2 Comments »

KKR raises takeover bid for Treasury

US firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) has raised its takeover bid offer for Treasury Wine Estates by 10%.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Louisa Rose

The chief winemaker at Yalumba in the Barossa Valley on her love of Jane Austen, admiration for Obama and saving her dogs in a fire.

Friday, August 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Vineyard caught over false organic claims

An Australian vineyard is being pursued by the National Association for Sustainable Agriculture after it falsely claimed to be an organic producer.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Australian Shiraz breaks points record

A Canberra Shiraz/Viognier has scored 98 points in the latest Australian Wine Companion, the highest score ever awarded to a current release wine.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds ups distribution in France

Australian wine brand Penfolds has teamed up with the Nicolas wine group in an effort to improve its distribution in France.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Aussie wine industry in tax clampdown

The Australian Taxation Office has warned the wine industry not to abuse the system by unfairly claiming hundreds of thousands of tax rebates each year.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Australian Craft Beer Awards announced

A new craft beer awards celebrating and rewarding the best of Australian brews will debut at this year’s Sydney Craft Beer Week.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 No Comments »

Climate change behind Tasmanian wine growth

Warmer weather is driving a boom in Tasmanian wine as wineries look to expand to cooler climes.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie ex-MP guilty of tax-funded wine tours

Former Australian MP and parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper has been found guilty of misusing taxpayer funds for private visits to various Canberra wineries.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

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