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Saturday 30 August 2014

Australia

Former Aussie MP in wine tour expenses trial

A case brought against former Australian MP Peter Slipper is heating up after he admitted paying for trips to wineries with tax-funded taxi vouchers.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Pub staff risk blindness, warn doctors

Two staff who suffered “horrific” burns to their face and eyes while cleaning out a beer line have prompted doctors to call for tougher safety measures in Australia.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Craft brewer wins trademark battle

An Australian craft brewer has won the right to continue using its name after a two-year legal battle with beer giant SABMiller.

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Aussie wine value rises as volume drops

The average value of Australian wine exports has increased, despite volume decreasing by 6% over the past 12 months.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Penfolds locked in Chinese legal battle

Treasury Wine Estates has been taken to court over the use of its adopted Chinese name for Penfolds, “Ben Fu”, after a court verdict was appealed.

Monday, July 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine bottle foils robbery

A bottle of red wine was all that came between a thief and his potential victim in Canberra yesterday.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Screw caps and cork equally favoured in UK

The popularity of screw caps is now level with that of cork in the UK, while in the US consumers remain loyal to traditional cork closures.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Trade talk: What should Australia do to revive exports?

Three members of the Australian wine trade offer their views on what the country needs to do to revive its exports.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

TWE faces investor class action

Treasury Wine Estates is facing class action from its investors following an impairment of AU$19 million it made last year.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Top drinks in the Asian media

The best places to drink Bourbon cocktails in Hong Kong, modern Toro from ancient vines and New Zealand Chardonnay.

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 No Comments »

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