Subscriber login Close [x]
remember me
You are not logged in.

Wine Australia reveals AUD $500m raised in charitable donations

Published:  22 January, 2020

Wine Australia has revealed that more than AUD $500m has been raised so far in charitable donations from across the globe in relation to the devastating bushfires.

Read more...

Tyrrell’s reduces 2020 vintage ‘severely’ due to smoke taint

Published:  22 January, 2020

Tyrrell’s Wines has made the decision to have a “severely reduced” 2020 vintage due to smoke taint caused by the bushfires, with the Australian producer estimating a total crop loss of 80%.

Read more...

Yalumba unveils minimal intervention range

Published:  21 January, 2020

Yalumba unveiled its latest NPD at Australia Trade Tasting - a four-strong range of wine made with minimal intervention.

Read more...

Tough growing season spells drop in yields for Riverland

Published:  20 January, 2020

Hot and dry conditions have made for a tough growing season in many South Australian regions, according to the state’s Riverland where harvest has begun with early Chardonnay grapes picked for sparkling wine.

Read more...

Randall moves into Australia’s Riverland

Published:  14 January, 2020

The Randall Wine Group (RWG) has acquired its first vineyard in Australia’s Riverland, marking the latest target in a string of acquisitions aimed to fuel its sales in China.

Read more...

ABS brings Hedonist Ecology range to the UK

Published:  13 January, 2020

Awin Barratt Siegel Wine Agencies (ABS) has announced it is bringing Hedonist Wines’ organic and biodynamic Ecology range to the UK on an exclusive basis.

Read more...

Maximum of 1% of Australia’s total vineyard area damaged by fires to date

Published:  07 January, 2020

Wine Australia has said that, while the “toll on individuals cannot be underestimated and should not be downplayed”, a review of fire maps suggests a maximum of around 1,500ha of vineyards fall within the regions affected by the current bushfires to date.

Read more...

Hazel Murphy remembered as champion of Australian wine

Published:  02 January, 2020

The trade awoke to a new year with the sad news that Hazel Murphy AM had passed away on 1 January.

Read more...

Spotlight on 2020: Laura Jewell MW, Wine Australia

Published:  11 December, 2019

As we prepare for the new decade, Harpers will be taking the month of December to look back over 2019 and ahead to what the coming year will bring – hopefully full of revived optimism for both politics and the trade.

Read more...

Yellow Tail launches ‘lighter style’

Published:  04 November, 2019

Yellow Tail has launched a ‘lighter style’ 8.5% abv wine to tap the burgeoning low/no category.

Read more...

Leading Langhorne Creek wineries join forces to raise profile

Published:  02 October, 2019

A number of Langhorne Creek’s leading wineries and industry bodies have joined forces in a bid to grow the region’s profile among industry players and drinkers.

Read more...

Accolade adds Pinotage to Kumala range

Published:  19 September, 2019

Accolade Wines is to launch a Pinotage varietal under its South African wine brand Kumala later this month.

Read more...

Hallgarten boosts portfolio with Chilean and Oz producers

Published:  13 September, 2019

Hallgarten & Novum Wines has expanded its portfolio with two new producers - Chile’s Undurraga and Australia’s Tahbilk.

Read more...

Yalumba finalist in Women in Wine Awards

Published:  16 August, 2019

Yalumba winemaker Natalie Cleghorn and Barossa vineyard manager Brooke Howell have been announced as finalists for Winemaker of the Year and Viticulturist of the Year respectively in the Australian Women In Wine Awards (AWIWA).

Read more...

Looking ahead: Laura Jewell MW, regional general manager EMEA, Wine Australia

Published:  14 August, 2019

As the first half of 2019 draws to a close, Harpers asked key trade figures to highlight the current challenges, ongoing trends and opportunities

Read more...

All change in McLaren Vale

Published:  13 August, 2019

As one of the most dynamic Australian regions, McLaren Vale is helping redraw expectations of wine from Down Under. Andrew Catchpole reports

Read more...

Seppeltsfield expands Barossa holdings

Published:  13 August, 2019

Seppeltsfield Wines has acquired the Tanunda Hills vineyards in Barossa.

Read more...

Halliday Australian wine-award winners revealed

Published:  08 August, 2019

Jim Barry Wines has won the 2020 Halliday Wine Companion Winery of the Year award.

Read more...

Australia: Dishing the dirt

Published:  07 August, 2019

Despite declining overall UK market share, Australia’s renewed dynamism is making headway in premium channels. James Lawrence reports

Read more...

Friday Read: Merlot

Published:  26 July, 2019

Can one film realistically change consumer attitudes to two grape varieties?

Read more...