Wine critic James Halliday has bestowed one of his highest accolades on the South Australian wine region of Langhorne Creek, naming Paul Hotker of the historic Bleasdale Vineyards as Winemaker of the Year for 2018. Hotker was among the best and brightest Australian winemakers to be honoured at the fifth annual Qantas epiQure Halliday Wine … Continue reading Paul Hotker named Winemaker of the Year
The Australian wine sector recorded its third consecutive increase in crush and the average purchase price of wine grapes this year.
Darwine, a distributor of wine to the fast-growing Chinese market, has received approval to sell the acclaimed Vasse Felix wines from Margaret River on Tmall, an online portal in China.
Riesling has been the star of the Show with an example from South Australia taking out five awards at the KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show’s awards night held in Sydney this evening.
On the eve of the annual KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show awards, this year’s invited international judge, Master of Wine, Mark Pygott says he likes what he sees in the evolution of Australian wine – and only not from the usual suspects. Mark Pygott was invited this year to join 30 Australian wine experts in … Continue reading The Australian wine scene is evolving and the world is watching
A report released today shows that Australian wine export value increased by 10 per cent in 2016–17 to $2.31 billion.
The 38th Sydney International Wine Competition – the only international wine show that judges all its finalists in combination with appropriate food – has opened for entry.
One of the largest selection of wines seen in Australia will be made available to Australian wine lovers when the Sydney Royal Wine Experience is held later this month.
Australian wine will take centre stage at Vinexpo Hong Kong, as Australia has been selected as the Country of Honour for the exhibition in May 2018.
Online wine retailer Cracka Wines has announced plans to raise $5m from its 250,000 customers through a crowd-sourced equity funding campaign.
Japan’s first Master of Wine Kenichi Ohashi shared his enthusiasm for the ‘New Australia’ with influential trade and media in Tokyo at a sold-out Wine Australia master class on 23 May. The dynamic New Australia master class and networking event made a pivotal statement in one of Australian wine’s key markets, presenting new and unexpected … Continue reading Challenging perceptions of Australian wine in Japan
Victoria’s Minister for Agriculture, Jaala Pulford has launched the Wine Industry Development Strategy and round two of the Wine Growth Fund.
Research by the University of Adelaide has shown that consumers are much more influenced by wine label descriptions than previously thought. A consumer study by wine researchers at the University’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine has shown that far more than just influencing consumer choice, wine descriptions can alter consumer emotions, increase their wine … Continue reading Labelling plays significant role in wine choice – research
Entries are now open for WCA’s prestigious annual Wine Communicator of the Year Awards, which this year will be offered in 10 categories.
Wine critic Tyson Stelzer released his Australian and New Zealand Wines of the Year 2017 list on 4 June.
More than 2000 of China’s wine buyers, trade and media attended the 2017 Wine Australia China Roadshow, which came to an end Friday a week ago. Exhibitors praised another successful roadshow event in Australia’s most valuable export market that saw guests demonstrate a growing understanding of Australian wine and curiosity to try new styles and … Continue reading China gets on board the Australian wine roadshow express
Pinnacle Drinks, the brand supplier to the Endeavour Drinks Group of retail brands, has won four of Australia’s nine gold medals at Syrah du Monde, including a spot in the top ten.
Wine Australia’s Artisans of Australian Wine tasting has won Trade Drinks Event of the Year in the UK’s Drinks Business Awards 2017.
AFFW is heading back to the USA for the second time in two years, as part of Wine Australia’s Spring Roadshow – Australia Up Close.
Wine Victoria has welcomed confirmation from the Victorian Government that the Victorian Liquor Subsidy will remain intact and unchanged.