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.
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.
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.
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.
Some of the UK’s leading importers, including Mentzendorff, Enotria and Accolade, will return to the London Wine Fair next year.
Neil McGuigan, Australian Vintage CEO, tells db why he’s impressed by the Chardonnays of the Okanagan Valley and inspired by Philip Shaw.
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.
Wine suppliers to the UK need more than just a strong brand to shift significant volumes in the supermarket sector.
Australian Vintage is launching a new red and white reduced-alcohol wine which the producer says will set new standards for taste in the 5.5% abv category.
Australian Vintage to overcome challenges posed by a strong domestic currency with a flurry of new product launches for the UK this year.
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