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  • Livestream the Australian Women in Wine Awards today
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:12 am

    Watch the 2018 AWIWA awards today at 2pm AEDST, live through their Facebook page, by clicking here. Watch the announcement of the lucky winners of awards such as Winemaker of the Year, Viticulturist of the Year, Workplace Champion of Change, and Cellar Door Person of the Year. The Australian Women In Wine Awards acknowledge and […] The post Livestream the Australian Women in Wine Awards today appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Barossa winery Teusner Wines merge with Spanish-owned grower Terramoll
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:10 am

    Teusner Wines, based at Nuriootpa in the Barossa Valley, has merged with Spanish owned grower Terramoll. Owner of Teusner, Kym Teusner, founded the winery in 2002 with partner Michael Page and said it is an opportunity for the small, family-run winery to access international markets, knowledge, and growth. “The passion the Moll family has for […] The post Barossa winery Teusner Wines merge with Spanish-owned grower Terramoll appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Australia’s First Families of Wine: New chairman Stephen Henschke to welcome one of New Zealand’s rising stars
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:09 am

    Stephen Henschke, fifth generation winemaker from Henschke (Est. 1868) in South Australia’s Eden Valley, was recently named the Chairperson of Australia’s First Families of Wine (AFFW), taking the mantle from Bruce Tyrrell from Tyrrell’s Wines (Est. 1858) who had held the Chair for the previous two years. One of Stephen’s first official duties at the […] The post Australia’s First Families of Wine: New chairman Stephen Henschke to welcome one of New Zealand’s rising stars appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • De Bortoli Wines wins Winery Innovator Of The Year at international awards
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:07 am

    Australian family-owned winery De Bortoli Wines has won the inaugural Winery Innovator of the Year trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London this week. The only Australian winery to be shortlisted for the award, De Bortoli Wines won the trophy for being an innovative driver in the global wine industry from […] The post De Bortoli Wines wins Winery Innovator Of The Year at international awards appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • New 3D x-ray unit to minimise biosecurity risks to Australia
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:05 am

    A new 3D x-ray unit has been installed at Melbourne International Airport to help detect biosecurity risks faster and more effectively. The aim is to minimise the risk of pests entering Australia via passengers, mail, and cargo like fruit and vegetables. There will be a year-long trial of the x-Ray unit alongside Biosecurity NZ, and […] The post New 3D x-ray unit to minimise biosecurity risks to Australia appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Is New Zealand ‘the Coldplay of the wine world’?
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:04 am

    New Zealand is “the Coldplay of the wine world” as the wines are “consistent, popular and in everyone’s collection” stated Richard Siddle. In the panel debate on New Zealand Wine hosted in London, Siddle said the challenge is to make Kiwi wine more exciting. Melanie Brown, founder of the New Zealand Cellar in the United […] The post Is New Zealand ‘the Coldplay of the wine world’? appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Romanian wine registered as EU ‘protected designation of origin’
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:04 am

    The Romanian wine Însurăței is now officially registered as protected designation of origin (PDO) after the European Commission approved the PDO request. Însurăței joins 38 other PDO-registered Romanian wines. France has the most PDO-registered wines in the ET, at 380 wines. Product names registered as PDO are those that have the strongest links to the […] The post Romanian wine registered as EU ‘protected designation of origin’ appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • South Africa 2019 winegrape forecast
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:02 am

    Wine industry representative body Vinpro expects 2019 winegrape crops in South Africa to return to normal levels in most regions, owing to good rainfall after a three-year-long drought, according to a preliminary report released by the South African Wine Industry Information and Systems. The total hectares under winegrape vineyards in South Africa shrunk by 1296 […] The post South Africa 2019 winegrape forecast appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Harvard spent $100 million on vineyards in California, but fighting with neighbours has stalled progress
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 1:01 am

    Four years ago Harvard University purchased a former cattle ranch in arid north Santa Barbara, California. The school’s plan was to make money through vineyards. Grapevine Capital Partners, which manages Harvard’s investment, won county approval for large ponds to store groundwater as part of an irrigation system for the thousands of thirsty vines. However, it has […] The post Harvard spent $100 million on vineyards in California, but fighting with neighbours has stalled progress appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • The challenges in making cannabis beverages
    by Eleanor Danenberg on November 16, 2018 at 12:54 am

    The alcohol industry is being shaken (and stirred) by the emergence of the cannabis sector, especially since alcohol giant Constellation Brands made a $5 billion investment in Canopy Growth Corporation. However, creating a successful cannabis beverage is a big challenge, particularly when it comes to the fat-soluble nature of cannabinoids. This fat-soluble nature as opposed […] The post The challenges in making cannabis beverages appeared first on Winetitles. […]