China has published new draft regulations for wine labelling standards in the country, with an emphasis on protecting domestic firms’ trade and formulation secrets while maintaining strict food safety standards.
The international GM of Australian wine giant Penfolds has highlighted the importance of modernising retail concepts to shift consumer purchase habits from price to premiumisation, in an exclusive interview.
Online wine platform Naked Wines Australia says provenance is overtaking brand status as the key consumer concern and driving the independent wines sector to new heights, with the firm recording a 44% sales jump.
Australian wine exports during 2020–21 declined by 10% in value to $2.56bn AUD, compared to the previous financial year, while export volume declined by 5% to 695 million litres, according to Wine Australia’s latest Export Report.
Just as the man made globally famous by a Netflix documentary outlining how he conned wine collectors out of millions of dollars was deported to his native Indonesia, a team of scientists from Australia believe they have found a fast and simple method...
Wine consumption rates in Australia have maintained steady pre-COVID-19 rates even during the pandemic-induced lockdown, mostly driven by the alcohol consumption behaviour of the nation’s Gen X consumers during this period.
Research from Australia has found that most sparkling wine buyers have a preference for whites, including champagne and Moscato, although almost one quarter of consumers were not familiar with Prosecco.
Warren Randall has completed another lap in his race to snap up South Australia’s prime vineyards, with the acquisition of four more under the Tinlins Wines banner, and bolster supplies to Australia’s favourite new market.
On September 25, 1819, Reverend Samuel Marsden planted the first vines in New Zealand. ‘New Zealand promises to be very favourable to the vine… should it succeed, it will prove of vast important in this part of the globe’, he prophesied. With the industry...
Opportunities in the Chinese wine market remain “exciting and plentiful” with consumption forecast to continue to grow at 6% per annum for the next five years, according to Wine Australia. At this pace the country will break the 3tr litre barrier by 2022.
Wine Australia and the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) have signed a $9m ($6.6m USD) co-investment research, development and extension agreement. The partnership will work on projects such as a smartphone app for on-the-spot nutrient assessments...