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Wednesday 2 December 2015


Pub’s ‘shameless’ campaign funds makeover

A rundown pub has launched a novel campaign to convince the internet to fund its renovations by promising to “shamelessly name parts in the pub in your honour”.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Australia was never ‘anti-terroir’

A boutique Australian producer has spoken out about the country’s reputation for selling “sunshine in a bottle”, claiming winemakers were never anti-terroir.

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian reds

We round up the reds making an impact with the trade following Wine Australia’s “Inspired” annual tasting.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian white wines

Following Wine Australia’s annual Inspired tasting, we round up the country’s whites commended by members of the trade.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Australia in pictures: Victoria

Winemaking submarines, “bung” cricket and a sommelier let loose on a pig farm were just some of the sights awaiting db in Victoria during a thrilling tour of Australia.

Thursday, May 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Bushfires used to test impact of smoke on wine

Wine scientists are recreating bushfires to help understand the impact of smoke on wine production.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Students trade dead rats for drinks

A New Zealand university has taken an unusual approach to ridding Wellington of pests by encouraging its students to trade in dead rats for a drink at the student bar.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine industry gives helping hand to struggling farmers

A wine processor in Australia’s New South Wales has offered its surplus grape marc to farmers in neighbouring Victoria who are struggling to find feed for their cattle.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

£12m of cannabis found in Victoria vineyard

Two men from New South Wales have been arrested for cultivating a crop of cannabis with a street value of £12m in a neglected vineyard in Victoria.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 2 Comments »

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 »

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