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Friday 28 October 2016 loc: GB


Casella steps in to save Morris of Rutherglen

Historic Australian fortified wine producer Morris of Rutherglen has been bought by Casella Family Brands, saving the brand from potential obscurity.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 3 Comments »

Newton: Chardonnay is my blank canvas

Hardys’ understated chief white winemaker, Tom Newton, custodian of top drop Eileen Hardy Chardonnay, believes the variety to a “canvas” for his creativity.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Historic Hardys vertical yields ‘remarkable’ results

A vertical tasting of Eileen Hardy Chardonnay dating back to 1986 in London last week yielded “remarkable” results, with the oldest wines still bright and alive.

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 No Comments »

Merlot ‘deserves more attention’ in Australia

Merlot may not be venerated in Australia and it’s been “abused” in the US, but the grape “deserves more attention”, according to Jackson Family winemaker Chris Carpenter.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 4 Comments »

Langton’s launches in Hong Kong

Langton’s expansion into Asia will also see the acquisition of the Pudao Wines and Adelaide Cellar Door businesses in Hong Kong and Macau.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Craft beer boosts Aussie hops industry

The on-going surge in the popularity of craft beer is having a positive effect on the Australian hop industry it has been reported.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Premium boosts Aussie wine exports, but volumes flat

The growth of premium bottled wine sales in China and North America helped boost the value of exports from Australia, but sales were down in the UK and Europe.

Thursday, July 14th, 2016 1 Comment »

Australia’s Morris of Rutherglen to be sold

Pernod Ricard has confirmed plans to sell off Australian fortified wine producer Morris of Rutherglen, bringing 157 years of winemaking across five generations to an end.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 1 Comment »

Angove all in on organics

Angove Family Winemakers is zeroing in on going completely organic as the movement gains ever greater ground in Australia.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Australia’s Petaluma returns to UK market

Australian wine brand Petaluma is making a return to the UK market after after a four year absence, appointing Bancroft Wines its exclusive UK distributor.

Monday, July 11th, 2016 No Comments »

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