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Tuesday 13 October 2015


Tassie whisky aims high

A Tasmanian whisky producer is hoping to ride on a global thirst for luxury spirits by launching the region’s most expensive ever bottling.

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine cellar carved into cliff on sale for $3m

A nine-storey deep wine cellar carved into a cliff edge has gone on sale in Tasmania for AUD$3 million (£1.5m).

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

Climate change behind Tasmanian wine growth

Warmer weather is driving a boom in Tasmanian wine as wineries look to expand to cooler climes.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 No Comments »

Whisky study could give rise to barley ‘vineyards’

A project to determine the perfect grain of barley for distilling whisky could pave the way for barley ‘vineyards’, viewed in much the same way as the world’s wine regions.

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Tasmania boosts Aussie wine revival

Excitement about Tasmania is playing an important role in reinvigorating interest in the Australian wine industry as a whole, according to one producer.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Treasury steps up Tasmanian stake

Treasury Wine Estates has become the latest producer to increase its investment in Tasmania, having signed a deal to purchase White Hills Estate from Brown Brothers.

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Tasmania tempts foreign investors

Tasmania’s vineyard area “could easily get 10 times bigger,” according to winemaker Andrew Pirie as the Australian state embarks on a major push for outside investment.

Monday, May 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Majestic Wine to list Hardys icon

Australian wine brand Hardys is reinforcing its historic and upmarket credentials in the UK with the launch of two new ranges and a listing for its Eileen Hardy blend.

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 4. Perfecting Pinot

Burgundy appreciation is clearly evident among Australia’s winemakers, and among those producing Pinot Noir, it’s an obsession.

Friday, January 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Fires destroy Tasmanian vineyard

Yaxley Estate Vineyard in Tasmania has lost three quarters of its vines to the wildfires that have been sweeping the Australian state since last Thursday.

Monday, January 7th, 2013 No Comments »

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