Australia

Chardonnay Masters 2019: the results in full

We bring you a full report on the Chardonnay Masters 2019, including all the medallists, and the names to watch, as well as the go-to regions for great barrel-fermented whites – Burgundy included, but Australia-dominated. 

How you can support the Australian wine industry after the fires

In light of the on-going wildfires in Australia, which have so far burnt an area larger than Portugal, we've rounded up some of the ways that you can support the wine industry and affected areas.

Italy dismisses AU$100,000 plan to defend Australian ‘Prosecco’

As the legal saga over the status of 'Prosecco' in Italy rumbles on, the Australian government has handed AU$100,000 to researchers at Monash University to "explore the legal basis" for protecting wines with Geographic Indications (GIs) in trade agreements.

143-year-old McWilliam’s Wines falls into administration

Founding member of Australia's First Families of Wine and the owner of the Mount Pleasant wine brand, McWilliam’s Wines, has gone into administration following a "decline in business performance". 

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