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Wednesday 22 October 2014

Australia

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 »

Emotion is the key to wine marketing

According to a new study looking for the perfect drop for a date there’s more to romance than just getting them drunk.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Protests hold up Aussie gov wine delivery

Protesting students have interrupted a wine delivery to Australian government headquarters.

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Drop in Western Australian exports to China

The Western Australian wine industry is being forced to reassess the extent of its reliance on China following falls in sales and volumes.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

McGuigan signs China deal with COFCO

Australian brand McGuigan has signed a distribution deal in China with one of the market’s biggest retailers, COFCO.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury posts $100m loss

Beleaguered Australian producer Treasury Wine Estates has reported a devastating AUS$100 million loss in its end of year results.

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Winemakers’ fears over planned coal mine

Proposals for a new coal mine in Australia’s Hunter Valley are raising fears that history could repeat itself, after a with a similar plan devastated the wine industry in the 1990s.

Thursday, August 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Australian PM under fire for ‘tragic’ cellar

The Australian Prime Minister has been ridiculed for the contents of his wine cellar, which critics claim makes a mockery of the country’s wine industry.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Beetles to fight bush fly menace in Oz

A new species of European beetle has been deployed in Australia to fight swarms of bush flies wreaking havoc on the region’s wine industry.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Can China’s middle classes save Aussie wine?

The impact of China’s austerity measures continue to hurt the Australian wine industry, but China’s middle classes are emerging as its potential saviour.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 1 Comment »

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