Wine Business International

Australia’s major scientific body has spent decades working on grape crosses, searching for a uniquely Australian taste. Jeni Port has the story.

Lake Garda
8. November 2018 - 15:45

Lugana, a fresh white wine from the Lake Garda region, has become popular thanks to wine tourism. Elisabetta Tosi charts its rise.

8. November 2018 - 15:30

Our Breakthrough Brands series looks at the brands that changed wine, whether they launched a new category, overturned an old one, or became a consumer staple.

8. November 2018 - 15:15

How much does the name of something matter? According to new research, it matters a great deal. Robert Joseph explains.

4. August 2008 - 13:00

by Michèle Shah

Italy’s harvest 2008, which has just commenced with the picking of the earlier ripening white varieties will, according to the pre-harvest estimate drawn up by Unione Italiana Vini and Ismea, be up by 10% on 2007.

The study however, did not take into consideration the damage done in certain regions due to heavy rains and hailstorms which fell during the second week of July, mainly hitting the north.

3. August 2008 - 13:00

by Kevin McCallum at the Press Democrat

The North Coast grape harvest kicked off its earliest start in recent memory Friday as workers fanned out into Sonoma Valley vineyards before dawn to pick prized pinot noir grapes. "If it's not the earliest, it's one of the earliest harvests I've seen in 25 years," said Chris Bowen, vineyard manager at Glen Ellen Vineyards.

2. August 2008 - 13:00

by Harry Cline at the Western Farm Press

2. August 2008 - 13:00

by Meininger’s Wine Business International

The Hawesko AG in Hamburg, one of Germany’s largest wine importers, wholesalers and retailers, announced in its quarterly report released on the 31st of July that group turnover was up 5% in thesecond quarter to

1. August 2008 - 13:00

by Sophie Kevany

The final meeting of a French government working group charged with drafting laws to legalise alcohol publicity on the internet has ended in disarray, with a member of the group saying the economic future of the wine sector is now in doubt.

31. July 2008 - 13:00

by Jeni Port at the Age