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  • How best to deal with vineyard cordon decline
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 11:01 pm

    Reworking for improved cordon viability Many grapegrowers share the experience of having to deal with trunk damage and loss of production caused by vines choking on their own wire. Whether this is a result of disease or tight wrapping left over from vineyard establishment, viticulturist Sam Bowman outlines how best to approach this common problem. […] The post How best to deal with vineyard cordon decline appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Aus exporters need to understand Chinese business
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:33 pm

    Part of wider criticism about the state of Australia’s diplomatic relations with China, wine and beef were chosen specifically as luxury consumer products worth about $1 billion and $780 million in annual exports respectively. A number of experts have already weighed in on the state of affairs between Australia and China, saying it is not in […] The post Aus exporters need to understand Chinese business appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Winemaker mentor program
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:32 pm

    In the dark, crowded space under a suburban brick home in Melbourne’s north lies a collection of bottles, vats, pipes and liquids. Four 50-litre demijohns — narrow-necked bottles encased in a wicker cover — hold this year’s bounty. Tarcisio ‘Taz’ Meneghetti has been making wine at home for 46 years. Source, ABC The post Winemaker mentor program appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Raising a Goulburn Valley glass to China
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:31 pm

    As distribution channels become easier to navigate, the burgeoning Chinese market has ripe opportunity for wines from the Goulburn Valley and surrounds, some industry figures say. Longleat and Murchison Wines’ Guido Vazzoler said China was becoming more important, based on its population base alone. Source, Shepparton News The post Raising a Goulburn Valley glass to China appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Greg Walls, Bistro Molines pair ‘legends of vines’
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:31 pm

    A man who heads a Newcastle-based company that sells wine to more than 200,000 people throughout Australia and a husband and wife team who have graced the region’s fine dining scene for 45 years became Hunter Valley Wine and Tourism legends on Thursday night. Source, The Newcastle Herald The post Greg Walls, Bistro Molines pair ‘legends of vines’ appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Women in wine to establish regional communities
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:29 pm

    Northland to Central Otago and all wine regions in between are well on the way to establishing regional Women in Wine committees. And the first National Committee meeting has taken place, held in Auckland in February. Source, Rural News Group The post Women in wine to establish regional communities appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Villa Maria voted ‘most trusted wine brand’
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:29 pm

    Villa Maria Estate has just been voted as the Reader’s Digest ‘Most Trusted New Zealand Wine Brand’ for 2018. This is the second time in the last three years the family-owned New Zealand winery has won this award. Source, Voxy.co.nz The post Villa Maria voted ‘most trusted wine brand’ appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Blockchain to the rescue for Chinese connoisseurs
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:27 pm

    Now, VeChain, a Shanghai-based start-up, wants to arm the wine trade with blockchain and build trust in wines imported to the city, the mainland’s second-largest market for imported wine after China’s southern Guangdong province. Source, South China Morning Post The post Blockchain to the rescue for Chinese connoisseurs appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • The Drinks Business Awards 2018
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    Engineered to recognise and reward top performers across the international drinks industry, this year’s winners drew attention to the rising prominence of English sparkling wine brands, the strength of the fine wine and whisky sectors, and the importance of investment in staff training, market research and product development. Source, Drinks Business The post The Drinks Business Awards 2018 appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Brexit will lead to ‘seismic’ change in UK on-trade
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on May 24, 2018 at 10:26 pm

    Brexit will be second only to the credit crunch in terms of the impact it will have on the UK on-trade, according to the chief executive of one of the country’s leading wine suppliers. Enotria‘s chief executive Troy Christensen said that Brexit had “exacerbated the negative factors of the on-trade” and that there would be […] The post Brexit will lead to ‘seismic’ change in UK on-trade appeared first on Winetitles. […]