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News posted on Monday, 26 September 2016

WA inventor says he can save South West wine industry millions of dollars
BEHIND the romance of the wine industry, and the tours and tastings at cellar doors, there are huge environmental impacts no one sees.

Enjoy Australia's Brilliant Cool Climate Wines While They Last
Climate change threatens to cut down an industry that's thriving.

Winners - 2016 Liquor Barons Geographe & WA Alternative Varieties Wine Show
An absolutely stunning year for Geographe.

Regional tags a tasty option for Australian producers
GEOGRAPHICAL indications could become a selling point for Australian producers just as they are in Europe.

Australian Wine Shows off its Wild Side
On a trip to hipster central, Adam Lechmere meets some off-piste, modern Aussie winemakers.

Berkmann Wine Cellars teams up with Marlborough wine producer
Berkmann Wine Cellars will become the exclusive agent in the UK for New Zealand producer, Mahi Wines.

Michael Cooper’s top Nelson wine picks
Overshadowed by Marlborough’s glamorous, bustling, ever-expanding industry over the hills to the south-east, Nelson is one of the country’s small wine regions. This year, it produced just over 2% of New Zealand wine.

Chinese winemaker buys Australian vines
One of China’s largest winemakers, Weilong Grape Wine Company, has spent $13.4m buying Australian vineyards and plans further investment in Australian wine.

The magic of yeast (aka how to make your rosé taste like fruit salad)
One of my WSET3 classmates asked a question this week that had me scratching my head. When exactly did people start adding yeast to grapes to make wine?

The top man at Wines of Argentina tells me his plan for getting the world to drink more Malbec
The World Atlas of Wine (5th edition) devotes two pages to Argentina - that’s 11 less than Australia gets even though it produces less wine.

Do you have what it takes to run your own vineyard? As English wine surges in popularity, these winemakers reveal why they've left their old lives behind
If you could run your own small business, what would it be? For increasing numbers of people, the answer is, apparently, running their own vineyard.

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