AVL Wines has partnered with Coles Liquor and a new brand, The Butcher’s Cellar, to launch a range of wines made by meat lovers, for meat lovers. Read more
A wine bottle made entirely from Australian-sourced 100 per cent recycled PET plastic is helping to reshape the carbon footprint of wine by targeting the industry’s environmental hotspot – the glass bottle. Read more
Australia’s Barossa region has proven its ability to produce world-class shiraz by winning two coveted Best in Show awards at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) recently for wines from each of the Barossa’s two valleys; Eden Valley and Barossa Valley. Read more
Paying homage to Australia’s deep multicultural roots in a fresh and playful way, Tokar Estate has put a unique twist on the Cabernet Shiraz blend by adding in a big dash of the juicy Spanish grape, Tempranillo. Read more
Former winemaker at Cape Mentelle Vineyards, Ben Cane, was appointed as the dux of the 52nd Advanced Wine Assessment Course by The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI). Read more
Deep Planet continues to evolve the international grape and wine industry through remote sensing and AI technology, but you won’t find its Australian head office in a city high rise. Instead, this global start-up has selected the Barossa in regional South Australia for its initial investment in Australia, this month appointing four positions with plans to expand further. Read more
Australian wine and beer lovers have rated Brown Brothers and James Boag as the best Australian wine and Australian beer brands respectively in the Canstar Blue 2021 Customer Satisfaction Awards. Read more
Tokar Estate, a Yarra Valley winery, has released a 2021 Pét Nat, the first of its kind from the producer. The aim was to produce a natural wine that was youthful, vibrant, and fun to drink just in time for spring. Read more
The Calabria family has launched the Calabria Family Wine Group, signifying a new era for the Griffith-based family winery. Read more
When it comes to diet, most people know what constitutes healthy eating choices, but with a lack of information and transparency around the nutritional content and ingredients in winemaking and viticulture, consumers are left in the dark when it comes to informed choices around wine consumption.
Following China’s November announcement that Australian wine imports would be subject to a massive 200 per cent import tariff one winery decided it was time to target a different market altogether.
The Sydney International Wine Competition will return after last year’s cancellation with entries open from 12 of July and judging occurring late October. Award and trophy winners will be announced on the 8 of November 2021.
PhD student, Anne Johnston, is the recipient of Wine Australia’s Dr Tony Jordan OAM Award 2021.
Her research will explore agroecology – the use of nature’s ecosystem services in farming practices – in Australian viticulture and the obstacles that stand in the way of its adoption.
The Australian wine sector is projected to grow from A$11.3bn (US$7.9bn) in 2019 to A$12.7bn (US$8.7bn) in 2024, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 per cent, says GlobalData, a data and analytics company.
Naked Wines, a direct wine-to-consumer business, has announced a $5 Million Rescue Fund and a number of public commitments to help support quality Australian independent winemakers who are set to take the hardest hit from China’s sudden and hefty wine tariff hikes.
Calabria Family Wines is continuing to expand its distribution portfolio with the recent addition of Dow’s Port, owned by the Symington family.
The International Wine Challenge, the world’s most influential and rigorously judged wine competition, has announced its 30 best wines from around the world.