When the label on a bottle recommends ''cellaring for three to five years'', does that mean three to five years from the release date of the wine, or from the vintage year? If it means the release date, how do I find out when that was?
Associate Professor Jeremy Galbreath, of the Curtin Graduate School of Business, surveyed 532 Australian wine companies in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. Participants were asked about their knowledge of climate change and the measures they were taking in order to mitigate the potential impact on their industry.
Constellation New Zealand, the parent company of several of New Zealand's most popular and reliable wines, especially the standout Kim Crawford and Nobilo labels, is predicting big things for 2013, calling it the "Vintage of a Lifetime."
The shattered remains of a 700ml bottle of Remy Martin Louis XIII cognac, which sells for $NZ3780 ($A3,290), has been discovered on the floor of Wellington's Regional Wines and Spirits following Sunday's quake.