Australia

McGuigan Wines wins IWC’s White Winemaker of the Year

The first Australian winery in history to achieve the award four times, McGuigan Wines has been awarded White Winemaker of the Year at the 2019 International Wine Challenge (IWC).

‘Sideways Effect’ dampens restaurant sales of Australian Merlot

Sales of Australian Merlot in the UK on-trade have declined dramatically over the past year, suggesting that the 'Sideways Effect' remains a strong and persuasive phenomenon.

Shaw+Smith opens scholarship programme applications

Applications for the second Shaw+Smith Travel Scholarships organised by leading Australian winery Shaw+Smith, are officially open in both Singapore and Hong Kong.

Wine Australia invests record $79m in wine sector

Wine Australia will invest a record $AUS 79 million on behalf of the grape and wine sector in 2019-20 with a focus on research, development and extension alongside market development and export regulation.

The week in pictures

March 29th, 2019

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