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Saturday 2 August 2014

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Angove sets out Australia’s route forward

Australia’s medium-sized family wine businesses are vital for exports, believes John Angove, of Angove Family Winemakers.

Monday, March 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Supermarket discounting down to producers

Producers shouldn’t moan about the price of their wines being slashed in supermarkets, because they are in control of the situation, according to one key Australian producer.

Monday, November 11th, 2013 1 Comment »

Welly wanging heads to LIWF

Wirra Wirra wines is bringing the unusual British sport of welly wanging to next week’s London International Wine Fair (LIWF).

Thursday, May 16th, 2013 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

In recommending wines from Italy Jon Bonné picks a wine that “shows the best of Etna’s style” while Bill St John highlights an “amazing and gorgeous” Amarone.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Gang steals AU$500,000 of wine in Sydney

A gang of thieves has stolen more than 56,000 bottles of wine from outside a Sydney warehouse, according to New South Wales police.

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 2. Refining Shiraz

Although less dramatic than Chardonnay’s stylistic swing from broad to bony, Australia’s flagship grape Shiraz has also been losing weight and gaining tone.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 5. Grenache reappraisal

Australian Grenache is on the move, heading upmarket in image and price, helped by gentler cellar practices.

Thursday, January 10th, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 7. Sub-regional recognition

Australia is well-known for its attempts to highlight regional distinctions, but today the focus is also on sub regions and single vineyards.

Monday, January 7th, 2013 1 Comment »

Australian Shiraz ditches stereotype

Australian Shiraz showed it has undergone a similarly dramatic shift to the country’s Chardonnay during the first UK Shiraz “Landmark Tasting”, organised by Wine Australia.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 No Comments »

Festive wine recommendations from UK press

Matthew Jukes reveals his top 10 bubblies of the season, including a Welsh sparkling wine which he describes as “one of the most beautiful of this year’s sparklers”.

Monday, December 10th, 2012 No Comments »

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