Wine

2015 Hunter Valley Legends Award Finalists Announced

Now in its ninth year, the ‘Hunter Valley Legends Awards’ has announced its finalists for Winemaker of the Year, Rising Star of the Year, Viticulturist of the Year and Cellar Door of the Year. Winemaker of the Year finalists: Gwyn Olsen, Briar Ridge Vineyard Liz Jackson, First Creek Wines Matt Burton, Gundog Estate Michael De … Continued

May 21, 2015

TWE Employees Help Charities for Global Volunteering Week

Employees at Treasury Wine Estates have stepped out of their offices and out of the wineries this week to help out a number of charities and not-for-profit organisations across the world as part of the company’s Global Volunteering Week. Over the last week, Treasury Wine Estates’ staff have been doing everything to help support such … Continued

May 21, 2015

Exciting Range of Wine Labels Emerge in South Australia

Down The Rabbit Hole wines, produced in McLaren Vale are quickly garnering the attention of SA locals as one of the most exciting new range of wine labels to emerge on the market. They’re popularity has seen over 180 stockists range Down The Rabbit Hole wines and now releasing a 2013 tempranillo, its growing portfolio … Continued

May 20, 2015

Tempus Two, Nepenthe and McGuigan Wines Atop Honours in 2015 IWC

Tempus Two, Nepenthe and McGuigan Wines have all received top awards in the United Kingdom at one of the world’s most prestigious wine competitions – the 2015 International Wine Challenge (IWC). The IWC is one of the world’s largest, and most prestigious, blind tasting competitions where wines are assessed on their taste and quality by … Continued

May 19, 2015

Dan Murphy’s and Wine Australia Team Up to Promote ‘Local Heroes’

  Alongside Wine Australia, Dan Murphy’s has launched an integrated marketing campaign to highlight and pay tribute to the ‘Local Heroes’ of winemaking, distilleries and breweries. The campaign will include state-specific ‘Locals Heroes’ tastings, localised Aussie Wine Month Buyer’s Guides and a national TVC featuring South Australian Local Hero, Corrina Wright to will be launched … Continued

May 19, 2015

Seppeltsfield Releases $10,000 Crystal Decanter

In a partnership with luxury French crystal house, Lalique, Seppeltsfield will release a decanter this month priced at AUD $10,000. The Seppeltsfield Decanter incorporates both brands’ creative, maintaining the Lalique aesthetic and taking inspiration from the Seppeltsfield palm tree – iconic to the Barossa Valley property. Filled with a specially created 100-year-old blended Tawny Port, … Continued

May 18, 2015

UNLOCKED Tour Showcases Best of Australian Wine in North America

Coinciding with Aussie Wine Month and led by AFFW’s fourth chairman Robert Hill-Smith, the highly anticipated UNLOCKED tour will sweep into San Francisco on May 18. In a whirlwind tour pitched at both trade and consumer, to help put Australian wine back into the North American repertoire, 12 family representatives who collectively make up Australia’s … Continued

May 18, 2015

Organic is Best Says Baileys of Glenrowan

In a new undertaking, Baileys of Glenrowan has transitioned over to Australian Certified Organic principles. Inspired by the success of its 2012 Baileys Organic Shiraz, the Glenrowan winery has ventured back to traditional winemaking techniques, used when the winery was first founded in 1870. As a result of this transition, all of Baileys of Glenrowan’s … Continued

May 12, 2015

Bastille Day On-Premise Promotions

With Bastille Day just around the corner, to celebrate, the team at Cru Wines has launched a number of promotions for the on-premise, partnering with three benchmark French producers. With the number of French wines on restaurant wine lists up another 19 per cent from last year, 2015 is a great year to celebrate Bastille … Continued

May 12, 2015

Lion Grows Global Footprint in China with Fine Wine

Lion – Beer Spirits Wine (BSW) has signed a long-term deal with Jebsen Fine Wines in China. Expanding Lion’s global footprint into China, the partnership will see a number of wines owned by Lion BSW Australia’s wine business, Fine Wine Partners sold across the country. As part of the agreement, Jebsen will be responsible for … Continued

May 11, 2015