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News posted on Tuesday, 19 January 2010
Surge in Hong Kong demand for tablegrapes
There has been a major surge in demand for Australian grapes in Hong Kong and a massive untapped Chinese market beckons according to the Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VECCI).
Record amount spent on wine in 2009
In its new Wine Market Report Plus, market intelligence provider Key Note estimates that the UK consumer spent a record amount on wine in 2009, an amount that accounted for 20% of all household spending on drinks and 28% of the alcohol market.
High-speed train threatens vineyards
State-of-the-art technology and winegrowing do not always make perfect bedfellows as recent dealings between the French railway system (RFF) and château owners in the Graves region of Bordeaux have illustrated.
Wine for Haiti
The earthquake tragedy in Haiti has spurred the wineries of the BoozeMonkey wine community to take action to assist.
Adelaide Hills Wine Festival offers masterclasses
The Adelaide Hills Wine Festival, Crush, taking place this weekend, will give visitors opportunity to meet the names behind the wines in a series of tutorials.