Redbank Releases New Fiano, Pinot Grigio and Vintage Sparkling

As part of its exclusive King Valley collection, Victorian wine label Redbank has launched three new wines, including a vintage sparkling. Crafted by winemaker Teresa Heuzenroeder, the wines are sourced from vineyards between 360 and 800 metres above sea level and have been with food in mind – perfect for the on-premise channel, while paying … Continued

May 6, 2015

Dan Murphy’s Sells $65,000 Bottle of Penfolds Grange

Dan Murphy’s has sold a $65,000 bottle of Penfolds Grange from 1951. The costly and rare bottle was sold from the Dan Murphy’s Cellar Release Range to a fine wine collector. The Dan Murphy’s Cellar Release Range is home to over 3 million bottles of wine that are kept and protected in climate-controlled cellars for … Continued

May 5, 2015

Giesen Wines Appointed NZ Importer for Peter Lehmann Wines 

Effective from May 1, Casella Family Brands has appointed Giesen Wines NZ as the exclusive importer for Peter Lehmann Wines (PLW) in New Zealand. Casella Family Brands said it chose Giesen for its expertise in sales and distribution in New Zealand and saw Giesen’s existing relationships with the on- and off-premise channels as valuable for … Continued

May 4, 2015

Hunter Valley Wine Festival Moves to June

The Hunter Valley Wine Festival has been moved from its usual October date to Saturday, 20 June, to become an integral part of the Hunter Valley Wine & Food Month. Staged at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, the festival will this year feature more exhibitors, food and entertainment. For $20 entry, guests can enjoy five … Continued

May 4, 2015

Aussie Wine Month To Return In May

Next month will see the return of the fourth annual Aussie Wine Month – Australia’s biggest celebration of local wine. An initiative of Wine Australia, Aussie Wine Month aims to encourage wine lovers to discover diverse new wine from different regions across Australia, inviting consumers to share their discoveries by using the hashtag #AussieWineMonth in … Continued

May 1, 2015

Who Will Be the Legends of the Hunter Valley in 2015?

The 2015 finalists of the annual and esteemed Hunter Valley Legends Awards have been announced. The awards, now in their ninth year, celebrate and recognise those who have made major contributions and excelled within the region’s wine and tourism industries. Finalists of this year’s awards fall into four categories – Winemaker of the Year, Rising … Continued

April 28, 2015

BID Beer Imports Champagne House

International beer and cider importer and distributor BID Beer has expanded its portfolio, now the official importer and distributor of Champagne House, Charles de Cazanove in Australia. This is the first time the house – one of the oldest in the region – has been made available to the market. Established in 1811 by the … Continued

April 27, 2015

Raise a Glass to Sauv Blanc Day

Today wine drinkers around the world will raise a glass to sauvignon blanc in celebration of the popular varietal. In recognition of its unprecedented growth over recent years and to honour the grape, Sauv Blanc Day encourages everyone to celebrate their love of SB and encourage others to crack open a bottle and try a … Continued

April 24, 2015

Devil’s Lair Announces The Release of The First 9th Chamber Cabernet Sauvignon

Devil’s Lair has announced its new releases for 2015, including the first release of a 9th Chamber Cabernet Sauvignon. The Sauvignon is a noteworthy milestone for the Devil’s Lair team and joins the 2011 Devil’s Lair 9th Chamber Cabernet Sauvignon; 2012 Devil’s Lair Margaret River Cabernet Sauvignon; 2013 Dance with the Devil Cabernet Sauvignon; and … Continued

April 22, 2015