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Australian Shiraz to get $5.3m terroir makeover

The Australian wine industry has launched a six-year AU$5.3 million research project to help it better understand the effects of terroir on its expression of Shiraz.

Monday, January 16th, 2017 No Comments »

Treasury Wine Estates wins landmark case in China

Australian wine giant Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has won a landmark legal dispute in a Chinese court, affirming TWE’s lawful right to use the Chinese translated trademark name – “Ben Fu” for its flagship wine brand Penfolds.

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 No Comments »

Penfolds releases new vintage of Max range

In time for Chinese New Year, Penfolds has launched the 2015 vintage of its Max tribute collection in honour of former chief winemaker, Max Schubert.

Friday, January 6th, 2017 No Comments »

China further reduces tariff on Australian wines

China has slashed the import tariff on Australian wines to 5.6%, as part of the two countries’ Free Trade Agreement that will eventually reduce wine tariffs to zero by 2019.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 1 Comment »

Adelaide Hills ‘makes a Pollock painting look simple’

The diversity of different terroirs in the Australian region of the Adelaide Hills “makes a Jackson Pollock painting look simple”, according to one local producer.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

Five great Chardonnays from around the world

Following a comparative blind tasting in London last October, we bring you five great Chardonnays from five great wine-producing nations.

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 No Comments »

China’s alcohol imports grew in 2016

China’s imported alcoholic beverages continue to grow in the first 11 months of last year, with spirits imports registering positive growths in both volume and value.

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Chinese winery’s plan for Australia faces delay

A Chinese winery’s plan to build an AU$80 million winery in Australia faces a delay after a neighbouring winery lodged an objection concerning the impact on the local environment.

Friday, December 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Australia sends first intellectual property counsellor to China

Australia is sending its first intellectual property rights counsellor to Beijing as part of the country’s latest efforts to protect Australian companies’ trademarks in Mainland China.

Monday, December 19th, 2016 No Comments »

COFCO seeks to make Sterling China’s go-to Napa wine

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) and China’s leading wine importer COFCO are joining hands to launch a new Rawson’s Retreat collection and Napa’s Sterling wines in Mainland China.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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