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Australian wine exports to UK up in value but volume stagnant

Published:  01 May, 2019

Exports of Australian wine to the UK jumped 4% in value to AUD$388 million last year, and 0.1% in volume to 242 million litres.

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Emma Symington MW returns to Wine Australia

Published:  29 April, 2019

Emma Symington MW has returned to Wine Australia following maternity leave to take up the newly-created role of education development manager EMEA.

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Hardys launches on-trade foodies wine range

Published:  17 April, 2019

Hardys, the wine brand from Accolade Wines, is targeting food matching with its new on-trade exclusive ‘Foodies Range’.

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Prowein: Yellow Tail turns focus on rosé as red and white boom

Published:  21 March, 2019

Casella Family Brands (CFB) Europe is turning its focus on growing its rosé wine in the UK market as it records burgeoning sales across its red and white ranges.

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Australian consumers are evolving, says report

Published:  18 March, 2019

Australian drinkers have changed since 2016, according to the latest Portraits report from Wine Intelligence.

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Bancroft signs deal as exclusive distributor of Heartland Wines

Published:  15 March, 2019

Bancroft Wines has signed a deal as the exclusive distributor of Heartland Wines with effect from 25th March.

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Hardys weighs into alcohol free market

Published:  15 March, 2019

Top selling UK wine brand Hardys has tapped into the fast growing market for low and no alcohol with the launch of an Alcohol Free Chardonnay addition to the range.

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Harpers on Tour: Indies Down Under

Published:  13 March, 2019

There is a point on every trip, once travel fatigue has passed and the daily rhythm of tasting, talking and tucker becomes the norm, when a borrowed moment of freedom over a bottle of wine captures the spirit of the tour. During a recent indie merchant buyers trip to Australia this came in the refreshingly left-field shape of a magnum of Brash Higgins Zibibbo, providing a rather early sundowner in the leafy garden of the McLaren Vale Motel, as the group relaxed ahead of a big tasting and dinner.

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Robert Oatley brings Katie MacAulay to the UK to 'develop market’

Published:  11 March, 2019

Robert Oatley Vineyards has brought its business development manager Katie MacAulay to the UK as part of a strategy to strengthen its position in the UK market.

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Australia ramps up Prowein presence

Published:  05 March, 2019

Wine Australia is fielding a bumper crop of producers and wines at this year’s Prowein in its strongest presence to date in what CEO Andreas Clark describes as “one of the biggest and most important events in Wine Australia's global calendar”.

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Boom in Tassie vineyards as producers capitalise on cooler climate premium

Published:  18 February, 2019

Tasmania’s vineyard area has grown by 25% over the past two growing seasons, with plans for another 15% increase in the pipeline, as both local and mainland Australian producers invest in the island’s viticultural scene.

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McLaren Vale edges towards sub-regional recognition

Published:  11 February, 2019

South Australia’s McLaren Vale has its sights on a geologically-focused demarcation of the region’s most distinct wine producing districts.

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Wine Australia launches new website

Published:  08 February, 2019

Wine Australia has launcheda website to promote Australian wine.

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Aussie talk and taste: Barossa Beauties

Published:  31 January, 2019

Harpers invited a panel of independent merchants and sommeliers to join Grant Burge chief winemaker Craig Stansborough to talk, taste and pair his Barossa styles with some demanding dishes. Andrew Catchpole was on hand to assess the feedback on these modern Australian wines and their place in the premium drinking repertoire.

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Aussie backstop will safeguard Australian wine exports post-Brexit

Published:  22 January, 2019

Australia will continue to trade with the UK, its biggest export market by volume and third by value, on its current terms post-Brexit.

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Australian wine exports up 10%

Published:  22 January, 2019

Exports of Australian wine increased 10% last year to $2.82 billion, according to Wine Australia.

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Domaine Direct gears up to reveal new Leeuwin vintages

Published:  18 January, 2019

Domaine Direct has revealed it will be launching three new Art Series vintages from Leeuwin Estate at the Australia Trade Tasting next week.

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The Aussie-Anglo Alliance

Published:  17 January, 2019

It’s well reported that Australian wine sales into mainland China have been booming, driven by a compelling mix of favourable trade deals, attractiveness of style to Chinese consumers and a firm commitment by the Australian industry to push into that market. Moreover, as with many other territories around the world, the US included, such buyers are prepared to pay a good price for the pleasure of listing the wines.

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Wine Australia gears up to launch new educational initiative

Published:  10 December, 2018

Wine Australia has announced it is to launch a new educational programme at its trade tasting in London next month.

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Pernod Ricard Winemakers pledges to source 100% renewable electricity

Published:  29 November, 2018

Pernod Ricard Winemakers has pledged to source 100% renewable electricity across all of its Australian sites by mid-2019.

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