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Australian wine heading to ‘non-traditional markets’, but not at China levels

Australia’s wine exports to new markets are increasing but nonetheless remain a drop in the ocean compared with the former output to the now-closed Chinese market. And to that end, Canberra is hoping to force a conversation with Beijing about its anti-dumping tariffs on Australian wine, having formally lodged a complaint with the World Trade […]

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ASVO announces new webinar series focussed on successful wine business practices

In challenging times, it’s easy to get caught up in running your business and miss out on opportunities to advance, optimise, adapt and develop your business as a result. The Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) is launching a new forum focussed on successful wine business practices to complement its technical viticulture and oenology […]

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Global Times: Australian wines try to stay in China through cooperation with local vineyards

Top Australian winemakers are busy seeking cooperation with Chinese partners in terms of technology and investment, as well as building their own chateaux in China, in an attempt to fend off the impact of hefty anti-dumping duties and stay in the Chinese market where they see the greatest potential for growth.

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Falling harvests nip NZ wine’s worldwide growth in the bud

New Zealand’s winemakers have enjoyed a $1.9 billion bumper year on the export markets, but now it’s the end of the golden weather. New Zealand’s wine industry proved remarkably resilient during the coronavirus pandemic, with export revenue increasing 0.6% to $1.9 billion in the year to June 2021, according to a new report from the […]

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US: Grape insurance fraud allegations

Accusations of a proposed smoke taint insurance fraud scheme have been raised in the Lake County lawsuit between Langtry Farms and Hugh Reimers/Torick Farms over wine storage fees, and alleged taint damage to a Langtry’s oak tanks. The legal action also raises caution flags against handshake deals — performing work without a signed, written contract.

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English wine sales leap by nearly a third

English and Welsh wines have enjoyed surging sales in the year to 2020, up by nearly a third (30%) on the previous year, according to Wine GB. Sales have been given a fillip by an increased enthusiasm amongst UK consumers for home grown wines, as well as the rising popularity of wine tourism, as people […]

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Video: Changing the face of Canada’s wine industry

A group of women in Toronto is trying to make wine education — a space long dominated by white, wealthy men — more accessible, especially for women of colour.

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Chianti wine’s positive sales trend continues

The positive sales trend of Chianti wine continues to strengthen. On 31 May, the Consortium recorded a +14% in sales compared to the same period of 2020 and +8% over the period January-May of 2019, therefore compared to pre-COVID-19.

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US: How to streamline your wine shipping with UPS and FedEx

Wineries that use FedEx or UPS to print shipping labels for beverage alcohol packages can integrate with ShipCompliant to streamline the fulfillment process.

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Podcast: How to develop a new vineyard site

Vineyard development begins with the soil. Steve Vierra, director of vineyard operation at Derby Wine Estates and Certified Professional Soil Scientist, has developed many vineyards since the 1990s and always begins with a site evaluation to determine what is actually plant-able.

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Adam Hall a guest speaker at first Limestone Coast Viticulture Day

The first Limestone Coast Viticulture Day is to be held on Friday 2nd of July in Naracoorte. Featuring over 17 trade displays from across the viticulture industry, doors open from 930am, with presentations beginning at 10am. Guest speaker is Adam Hall, Viticulturist for Yalumba Nursery. For more information and to book your seat, please email: […]

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Winter 2021 issue of WVJ out now!

Regular Wine & Viticulture Journal scribe Erika Szymanski turns her attention to the practice of cold soaking in this issue, reviewing the latest research from around the world to find out what it tells us about how the practice enhances, or otherwise, wine quality. This issue also includes a report by Spanish researchers into the […]

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Australia refers China to WTO over wine tariffs

Australian Grape & Wine (AGW) has welcomed the announcement that the Australian Government will initiate the dispute settlement process at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in response to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce’s decision to impose duties on Australian wine imports in March 2021. “We believe the Australian Government’s decision to initiate this process is […]

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Kellermeister wins more gold on the world stage than any other Australian Shiraz producer

South Australia’s Kellermeister Wines has again shown its class on the world stage after being named as one of only two winemakers in the world, and the only winemaker in Australia, to receive multiple gold medals at the 2021 Syrah du Monde international wine competition held in France. The Syrah du Monde is an annual […]

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Heavy vehicle use in the wine industry: national consultation

Additional stakeholder meetings are being held across New South Wales and Western Australia to ensure a consistent approach to heavy vehicle Chain of Responsibility across winegrowing regions of Australia. As a wine producer, grapegrower and transporter of grapes and bottled wine, you are required to comply with the Chain of Responsibility requirements. This includes ensuring […]

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UK hospitality firms threaten legal action over continued lockdown

In an open letter headed by Sacha Lord, the night time economy advisor for Greater Manchester, a group of 45 hospitality businesses demand financial support in wake of the government’s four week extension to the reopening of the sector which was originally planned for June 21st.

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