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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Australia

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 »

Simpsons’ Duff beer banned down under

Woolworths Liquor Group has been forced to pull cans of its “Duff” beer off Australian shelves just months after it was launched.

Friday, September 5th, 2014 No Comments »

d’Arenberg labels get a makeover

McLaren Vale estate d’Arenberg has given its labels a makeover in a bid to project a more sophisticated image.

Thursday, September 4th, 2014 1 Comment »

Champagne flute building branded ‘disgusting’

A proposed development in Australia’s third city promises a Champagne lifestyle, but not everyone’s impressed.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

Australia has “critical role” to play in China

Australian Vintage’s general manager, Cameron Ferguson, has said that Australia’s role in the future of wine in China will be “critical”.

Friday, August 29th, 2014 2 Comments »

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