A lack of reliance on exports to China, a booming UK retail market and the “outstanding success” of its new alcohol-free wine range is paying dividends for listed wine company Australian Vintage Limited.
Exports of Australian wine fell by more than $100 million in the last three months of 2020, signalling a tough year ahead for local companies as Chinese tariffs hit hard.
End the year on a rosy note by sipping from a selection of rosés, as selected by The Fruitful Pursuit.
Well-known McLaren Vale winery Fox Creek has been sold to three prominent wine industry figures.
Chinese media reports that authorities are planning to halt imports of Australian wine, lobsters, sugar, coal, copper, barley and timber are “deeply troubling”, Trade Minister Simon Birmingham says.
Australia’s largest organic wine region and the state’s biggest council have described a state government decision to reject all 11 bids by SA councils to ban genetically modified crops from their districts as a “huge kick in the guts”.
Low yields in recent vintages, bushfires and the impact of COVID-19 have resulted in the Royal Adelaide Wine Show relaxing its entry requirements for this year’s awards.
Established by husband-and-wife team Natasha Hayes and Jack Weedon, Rollick Wines is the Barossa Valley’s new kid on the block.
An Adelaide winery has used grapes from its city vineyards to release what is believed to be the first red wine of the 2020 vintage – in a whirlwind 40 days from harvest to bottling.
A shift to cheaper wine and pantry stockpiling are pushing the state’s winemakers through one of their toughest years.