Australia

Six-star $50m hotel planned at Barossa winery

A new AU$50 million hotel and day spa, described as a "Sydney Opera House for the Barossa", is set to be built in the middle of a vineyard owned by Seppeltsfield winery in South Australia in 2022.

Australian court rules on AU$1m ‘will’ written on beer carton

A court in Australia has ruled on how to divide a deceased man's estate worth AU$1 million after part of his 'will' was scrawled on a beer carton.

Estimated 4% of Australia’s grape crop damaged by fire and smoke

Wine Australia has estimated that losses incurred as a result of fire damage and smoke taint will equate to 4% of the national wine grape crop. 

Kandylis to leave 67 Pall Mall to join Australia’s Lucas restaurant group

Head sommelier of wine members' club 67 Pall Mall, Terry Kandylis, is to leave his post at the end of the month to take on the role of beverage and wine director at Australian restaurant group Lucas. 

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