China leads Australian wine exports

The value of Australian wine exports has surged 13% to AU$2.44 billion in the past 12 months ending 30 September, with mainland China representing 30% of the total wine export value, according to the Wine Australia.

Michael Hill Smith MW: Australia is breaking away from blending

Modern Australian winemakers are breaking away from the old tradition of blending plots and vineyards to focus on terroir-driven, single vineyard wines, says Michael Hill-Smith MW, co-founder of Shaw + Smith Winery in Adelaide Hills.

Disney starts selling wine slushies

While Disney World is a magical experience for kids, adults can now get their kicks there too as amusement park in Florida has started selling wine slushies.

Ringland: Barossa winemakers living in ‘golden age’ of wine

The communication revolution has given winemakers in the Barossa Valley the confidence to carve their own style of Shiraz and the ability to communicate directly with consumers, sidestepping the need for critics scores, believes veteran winemaker Chris Ringland.

Uncorked: Chris Hatcher

May 8th, 2017

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