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