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Tuesday 9 April 2024 in Barossa, China, Exports, News

Warren Randall: “Here we go again”

Steven Trigg, ex-CEO of AFL clubs the Adelaide Crows and Carlton, joined the Randall Wine…
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Monday 8 April 2024 in Exports, News

Wineries in Vietnam trade mission

An 11-winery trade mission to Vietnam from South Australia next week aims to boost sales…
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Tuesday 2 April 2024 in Letter, News

Follow the grapes not the brands

It was really good to see you earlier this month and catch up on all…
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Tuesday 2 April 2024 in Communication, News

Halliday signs off on weekly column

James Halliday AM has written his last weekly column for The Weekend Australian after 40…
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Wineries in Vietnam trade mission

An 11-winery trade mission to Vietnam from South Australia next week aims to boost sales…

Re-enter the Dragon, China is back

Australian winemakers will be charging their glasses with something special tonight with the news that…

Is China about to open the door?

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has released an interim draft determination outlining a proposed…



Creating value for wineries

On a recent visit to Taiwan, I spoke at a wine dinner for some high-end…
Limestone Coast

Limestone Coast favourite returns

The Limestone Coast hero brand Stonehaven is back on the shelves again after a brief…

Big Aussie Contingent In Singapore

An Australian contingent of 74 wineries headed to Singapore this week to be part of…



Penfolds pops cork on new Champagne

Penfolds has introduced a new Champagne Cuvée Brut in collaboration with Champagne Thiénot. The Champagne…
McLaren Vale

‘Hacking the Future of Shiraz’

Inkwell Wines in McLaren Vale is offering one tonne of Shiraz to five lucky winemakers…
Langhorne Creek

The gift of Langhorne Creek fruit

Following the success of the first two vintages, the Langhorne Creek initiative ‘Project 5255’ will…
Casella does everything on a huge scale including its new solar facility with 8,730 solar panels. Story on the WBM site. #yenda #solar #sustainability #sun Photo: Vince Bucello.
Hewitson 1853 Barrel Barossa Valley 2020 scores 95 points from Mike Bennie in WBM. “At the top of the tree for Hewitson wines, this is the statement piece in a glass. A freight train of dark berries, stewed plums, nougat, chocolate, liquorice, all the sweet spices and flinty, smoky oak seasoning. Impossible concentration and power too, the wine lingering forever with each sip. A juggernaut with an uncanny balance for things, but strap in for each bottle.” $450. @hewitsonwines  #barossa #juggernaut #freight #train #wine #power #concentration 🍷
Chaffey Bros. Wine Co. Dufte Punkt Eden Valley Field Blend 2023 scores 93 points from Mike Bennie in WBM. “A true field blend co-fermenting Riesling, Gewurztraminer and Kerner from a single Eden Valley vineyard. Magic. Super aromatic, hyper floral with frangipani and rose water coupled to lychee and ginger elements. The palate slippery, quite lush, but finishes with a nice twist of chamomile herbal bitterness after more rose water and lychee jolly notes. Cool wine. Go get that spicy Thai.” $29. @chaffeybros #EdenValley #aromatic #floral #fieldblend #thaifood #wine
Mr Nick Ryan appointed senior wine writer for The Australian. Succeeds James Halliday, 85, who has been doing it for 40 years. @nickryanwine #PAFC #wine #Clare
Re-enter the Dragon, China is back. Details on the WBM site. 🍷🇨🇳🍷 #China


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