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Thursday 26 November 2015


Adelaide ‘pioneers’ online wine course

More than 30,000 students from 150 countries have enrolled on a free six-week course to learn the art of growing grapes and winemaking.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Seppeltsfield marks Royal visit with ‘centenary’ experience

Historic Barossa winery Seppeltsfield has used a Royal visit to launch a series of wine experiences, giving visitors the chance to taste minute sample of their birth year wine and 100-year-old Para Tawny.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade takes over Grant Burge UK distribution

Grant Burge Wines will be distributed in the UK by Accolade Wines from March 2016, ending a 10-year relationship with Hatch Mansfield.

Thursday, October 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Taste the world’s finest Grenache in London

The world’s finest bottles of pure Grenache – from Château Rayas to Torbreck’s Les Amis – are to feature in a comparative tasting in London on 12 October, and there are still a few spaces left for the trade.

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Barossa star hails Chile’s ‘exciting’ Syrah scope

Chile is “only just scratching the surface” with Syrah, suggests former Penfolds Grange winemaker John Duval, as he outlined some potential routes forward for the country with this variety.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Barossa capitalises on Taiwan market

In response to a ‘growing interest’ for high end Australian wine in the country, Wine Australia recently held a Barossa old vine masterclass in Taipei.

Monday, August 3rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Proust Q&A: Geoff Merrill

The South Australia winemaking icon on regretting not playing Test Cricket, what he looks for in a woman and missing easy putts at golf.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Barossa champion Bob McLean dies

Bob McLean, a pioneering force for Barossa Valley wine, died this morning aged 67 after being diagnosed with liver cancer last year.

Thursday, April 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade buys Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has completed its purchase of Grant Burge Wines, including its Burge and Rathbone Fine Wine Merchants business and Krondorf Winery.

Friday, February 6th, 2015 No Comments »

Accolade confirms purchase of Grant Burge

Accolade Wines has confirmed an agreement to buy Australia’s Barossa-based Grant Burge Wines for an undisclosed sum.

Monday, December 1st, 2014 No Comments »

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