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Monday 4 May 2015

Australian Vintage

McGuigan to take on Prosecco in the UK

McGuigan Wines is launching a sparkling Semillon to take on Prosecco in the UK market.

Friday, May 1st, 2015 No Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Neil McGuigan

Neil McGuigan rose to fame in 1985 when restaurateur and wine merchant Johnny Walker referred to him as “the most brilliant young winemaker of his time”.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 No Comments »

Consumers ‘misled’ by wine-based drinks

Shoppers are being ‘misled’ by supermarkets selling “wine based” drinks, which only contain 75% wine but are marketed as wine and sold in the wine aisle.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 3 Comments »

AV pushes brands over bulk

Australian Vintage has reported a 16% rise in total revenue in its half year results, boosted by a double digit increase in sales of its branded wines.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Australian Vintage hones in on Asia

With the opening of a new Hong Kong office and signing a distribution deal with COFCO in China, Australian Vintage is ramping up its activities in Asia.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

McGuigan sets up HK office

Australian Vintage has opened a new office in Hong Kong as it seeks to grow its Asian business and capitalise on the new distribution deal with COFCO.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Key exhibitors return to London Wine Fair

Some of the UK’s leading importers, including Mentzendorff, Enotria and Accolade, will return to the London Wine Fair next year.

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 No Comments »

Neil McGuigan: “Chardonnay must be refreshing”

Neil McGuigan, Australian Vintage CEO, tells db why he’s impressed by the Chardonnays of the Okanagan Valley and inspired by Philip Shaw.

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Low alcohol category needs to improve

The low alcohol wine category has to improve in quality if it is to become viable thinks Thomas Jung, group chief winemaker at Australian Vintage.

Friday, August 16th, 2013 No Comments »

UK retailers require full-service suppliers

Wine suppliers to the UK need more than just a strong brand to shift significant volumes in the supermarket sector.

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013 No Comments »

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