Penfolds winemakers inspected 230 bottles of Penfolds in London yesterday, including one bottle of “secret” Grange, at the brand’s recorking clinic.
Some of Australia’s leading properties will top the bill at Bonhams’ fine wine sale in London later this week.
Australian fine wine producer Tahbilk is adamant not to get drawn into the discount culture emerging both in the US and at home for Australian wines.
Australian wine brand Penfolds has set up a partnership with UK fine dining restaurant group D&D London.
Penfolds head winemaker Peter Gago has confirmed a plan to bring the Australian producer’s famous recorking clinic to London for the first time since 2008.
The results of The Drinks Business Awards for 2013 were announced yesterday at a ceremony at the London International Wine Fair.
A price war is raging among retailers in Australia over the 2008 vintage of Penfolds Grange, which received a perfect 100-point score from The Wine Advocate.
The 2008 Penfolds Grange has secured 100-points from The Wine Advocate critic Lisa Perrotti-Brown MW, the first since 1976.
Sales of high-end Australian wine are “flying” in China at the moment according to Darren Rathbone, CEO of the Rathbone Wine Group.
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