Future Leaders Returns in 2015

Future Leaders is in search of its next 15 applicants to join its development program. Funded and coordinated by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA), applicants should be from the grape and wine sector, who are early- to mid-career, and who are already demonstrating leadership potential. If successful, candidates will enter the six-month program, commencing in June. Applicants will take … Continued

January 16, 2015

Vintage House Wine And Spirits Grows Its Distribution Portfolio

Vintage House Wine and Spirits (VHWS) – the new distribution company of Angove Family Winemakers – will be distributing Hollick Wines nationally in Australia from the first of February. Hollick Wines is owned by Ian and Wendy Hollick, who concentrate on producing wines that showcase regionality, as well as vineyard and varietal characteristics, reinforced in … Continued

January 16, 2015

Casella Family Brands Completes Acquisition of Peter Lehmann Wines

Casella Family Brands has completed its acquisition of Peter Lehmann Wines, since the period of consideration by shareholders has now closed. “It’s time for PLW to move to the next stage in its evolution. It has had, at times, a turbulent corporate history, and I am delighted that it is finally in private family ownership”, … Continued

January 16, 2015

Australia’s First Families of Wine

[divider] In 2009, 12 of Australia’s leading family owned Australian wineries came together to form Australia’s First Families of Wine (AFFW). Together, the 12 represent generations of winemaking, which have not only upheld the Australian wine industry, but have driven it to where it is today. The group formed to celebrate and share their story. … Continued

January 3, 2015