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Saturday 30 August 2014

Wine

Code signed to protect Aussie winemakers

Australian winemakers will receive better protection when dealing with supermarket giant Woolworths, if a new code implemented after 12 months of negotiations is successful.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Luxury book to promote ‘the soul of Chile’

An new travel project has been launched in Chile, producing a “luxury” book and DVD to promote the country’s wine, food and scenery.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine technology: Caught up in the web

The idea of the internet being solely a medium for selling products is as out-dated as a dial-up connection. Now the potential lies in the web shoring up areas of the industry where efficiency is everything.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 1 Comment »

US wineries count cost of latest fire

Winemakers in the Sierra Nevada foothills of California are assessing levels of smoke taint in their vineyards after a fire swept through the region earlier this month.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Blass blasts Treasury’s American venture

The man behind Treasury Wine Estates has called the company’s US venture a “nightmare from day one” urging whoever takes it over to sell it.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Ancient grape seeds unearthed in Chianti

US archaeologists have discovered what could be the ancestor of Chianti’s famous wine style in the form of 500 waterlogged grape seeds.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wines’ regional ‘fingerprints’ traced

Unique chemical characteristics could be used to identify the region of a wine, assess its quality and even help prevent fraud.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

New app helps track alcohol intake

Drinkaware has launched a smartphone app designed to help people monitor their alcohol consumption and set goals to cut back if necessary.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

World’s weirdest alcoholic drinks

From baby mice rice wine infusions to sparkling birch sap wine, we round up some of the world’s weirdest alcoholic concoctions.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 2 Comments »

BMA drops wine club links after criticism

The British Medical Association has dropped an arrangement with a wine club offering doctors cut-price drink, despite it backing minimum pricing on alcohol.

Monday, August 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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