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11/15/16

A seismic shudder gives Kiwi wineries some shake, rattle and roll.

11/15/16

Accolade Wine is boosting its portfolio of premium Australian wines with the acquisition of Lion's fine wine business.

10/21/16

Torrid weather from El Niño in South America to frost and hail in France means that the world will produce millions fewer bottles of wine in 2016, the International Organisation for Vine & Wine has predicted.

10/21/16

Floods, drought, frost and hail cut into world wine production this year across Europe and South America, but the quality of the 2016 vintage shouldn't unduly suffer.

10/20/16

From October 2015 to September 2016, exports priced at A$10 and more per liter free-on-board (FOB) increased by 21 per cent to US$30 million (A$39 million), reflecting the improved perceptions of Australian wine among the US trade and a growing number of importers taking on more premium Australian brands.

10/20/16

For Aust­ralia's $20 billion wine industry it is the best of times and the worst of times.

10/20/16

China has a hunger for Australia's iron ore and coal, but its thirst for Australian wine is proving equally as strong.

10/20/16

South America, particularly Argentina and Chile, sees biggest decline, a potential worry for fans of wines such as malbec

10/19/16

Hunter's Wines managing director Jane Hunter picked up the Wolf Blass AM Award at the Canberra International Riesling Challenge award ceremony last Friday.

10/19/16

Craig Thomas' Pernod Ricard 2015 Syrah claimed Champion Wine of the Show last night at the 16th Hawke's Bay A & P Bayleys Wine Awards.

10/18/16

The event began in 2001 and is organised by Wine Marlborough and the Waikawa Boating Club. It is loosely based on the traditional beaujolais nouveau race where the first beaujolais wines were transported from France to the United Kingdom, and marks the official launch of Marlborough's new vintage sauvignon blancs.

10/18/16

Penfolds is taking its re-corking clinic on a 25th anniversary tour and next up is New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Vancouver. See the dates and hear about how it works.

10/18/16

The UK New Zealand Winegrowers' Annual New Release Tasting is to showcase wineries seeking representation as exports reach NZ$1.54bn record high

10/17/16

A pioneering vineyard that led the conversion from sheep farming to grape growing in its region has been placed on the market for sale, ending six generations of family ownership.

10/17/16

The Yealands Wine Group has put up New Zealand's largest solar panel installation at its vineyard in Marlborough as it reinforces its claim to be the most sustainable winery in the world.

10/17/16

Sensory information, knowledge, expectation - and showmanship - all influence whether we deem a wine 'good'

10/17/16

With climate change will come more extremes of weather. That could well mean more sustained periods of drought in some of our major grape growing regions, especially Marlborough.

10/14/16

Popular cartoon cat, Hello Kitty, has just added wine to the long list of products she spruiks, but New Zealand experts say the vino is in breach of local laws because it appeals to minors.

10/14/16

Michael Cooper recently tasted a selection of Villa Maria's white wines, mostly from 2016, and reds, mostly from the 2015 vintage. Here are his best buys.

10/14/16

At last night's 2016 New Zealand Food Awards, Constellation Brands were recognised for efforts on their VNO Lighter range, by being presented with the coveted Business Innovation Award.

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