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  • Skål! Nordic markets celebrate the diversity of Australian wine
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:31 am

    This week kicked off with the ‘Made Our Way’ tasting in Denmark and will be followed by Australian Wine Tastings in Norway, Sweden and Finland. Together these four countries represent 11% of Australian wine exports to Europe by value. In the year ended June 2018, the value of exports to the Nordics increased by one percent to $68 million, while average […] The post Skål! Nordic markets celebrate the diversity of Australian wine appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Million dollar welcome for Victoria’s wine tourists
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:30 am

    Victorian wine regions will roll out the red carpet for more tourists with a $1 million Commonwealth grant to increase the number of international visitors to the state’s vineyards. Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources David Littleproud said the Five Wine Pillars Strategy will bring Victoria’s best food and wine together with attractions Chinese and […] The post Million dollar welcome for Victoria’s wine tourists appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Briar Ridge’s 2018 Shiraz-Verduzzo an Australian wine industry first
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:30 am

    Verduzzo is a grape best known for white table and sweet dessert wines in Italy’s Friuli area, but it’s just made an appearance in a preservative-free, vegan-friendly red from the Briar Ridge winery at Mount View. Briar Ridge owner-general manager Jaclyn Davis says the $25, 2018 shiraz-verduzzo is an Australian wine industry first. Source, Newcastle Herald The post Briar Ridge’s 2018 Shiraz-Verduzzo an Australian wine industry first appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Is the term “natural wine” still useful?
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:29 am

    Earlier this year one of Australia’s wine festivals — Rootstock Sydney — abruptly shut down. What does it mean for the offbeat wines it helped normalise across the country, and the industry as a whole? Source, Broadsheet The post Is the term “natural wine” still useful? appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Millbrook bigwine winner
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:29 am

    Millbrook Winery was at the forefront of the 2018 Geographe and WA Alternative Varieties Wine Show on Friday night, with the 2017 Single Vineyard Chardonnay announced as the Wine of the Show in front of a sell-out audience. Tourism Minister Paul Papalia presented the top honour to winemaker Damian Hutton, with the chardonnay also collecting […] The post Millbrook bigwine winner appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • That’s 307 wines … Now who’s won Hawke’s Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards?
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:28 am

    It sounds like a bit of a mouthful, but it was all over and done with last night as judges had assessed all 307 wines entered in the Hawke’s Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards. The two days of tasting took place at the Sensory Laboratory at the EIT in Taradale and judges last night gathered […] The post That’s 307 wines … Now who’s won Hawke’s Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards? appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Rockburn Pinot Noir awarded 97 points in wine competition
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:28 am

    Rockburn’s flagship Pinot Noir scored 97 out of 100 points and received Platinum Medal status at the prestigious Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA) 2018. Only 39 wines received platinum awards, with Rockburn’s Pinot Noir being one of just four awarded to New Zealand wines. Source, Scoop Independent News The post Rockburn Pinot Noir awarded 97 points in wine competition appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • Chablis harvest 2018 best since 1998
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:27 am

    This year’s Chablis harvest in northern Bourgogne is expected to provide some relief to the French winegrowing region after “two difficult years.” Louis Moreau, president of the Chablis Commission of the Bourgogne Board, said that the unusually warm summer which affected harvests across Europe means that he expects this year’s vintage to be “the best […] The post Chablis harvest 2018 best since 1998 appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • This is what makes a Port wine vintage-worthy
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:27 am

    Most of Portugal’s famous Port houses have declared 2016 to be a classic vintage year, marking the impending release of a slew of 2016 Vintage Port wines. This is not a common occurrence. On average, only three Port vintages are declared per decade, and it has been five years since a vintage was widely declared among houses. […] The post This is what makes a Port wine vintage-worthy appeared first on Winetitles. […]

  • China’s wine industry gets serious
    by Chloe Szentpeteri on September 26, 2018 at 12:26 am

    In a different country, China’s wine industry might be a house of cards. But China’s government seems committed to it, and that makes all the difference. China is the sixth largest wine producer in the world. China makes more wine than Chile, Portugal or South Africa. Until recently it made more wine than Argentina or Australia. Yet outside of […] The post China’s wine industry gets serious appeared first on Winetitles. […]