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  • Message from Vinehealth Australia for vintage 2020
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:22 am

    As vintage gets underway around Australia, many growers are now counting the cost of the recent bushfires and many are trying to determine the impact of smoke on wine quality. “With news of more detections of phylloxera inside the current Maroondah Phylloxera Infested Zone and also outside in the south-east corner of the Yarra Valley […] The post Message from Vinehealth Australia for vintage 2020 appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Some of Bordeaux’s best winemakers are coming to Australia
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:20 am

    Bordeaux is widely considered the best fine wine-producing region in the world, and now Langton’s is bringing 10 of the French region’s leading winemakers and Château representatives to Sydney and Melbourne for the ultimate wine tasting events. “Whether you are an avid Bordeaux fan or someone who is new to the world of fine wine, […] The post Some of Bordeaux’s best winemakers are coming to Australia appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Canberra’s Clonakilla will not produce 2020 vintage
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:18 am

    Wine producer Clonakilla has said that “unacceptably high levels of smoke taint” across all varieties means it will not be producing a 2020 vintage. The winery said in a statement that in meetings with its grape suppliers “across all varieties and vineyard sites” that it uses in New South Wales and its own vineyards in […] The post Canberra’s Clonakilla will not produce 2020 vintage appeared first on Winetitles.

  • ICC Sydney announces commitment to 100% New South Wales wine
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:17 am

    International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) has committed to a new 2020 Wine Collection comprising of 100% New South Wales (NSW) produced wines. This reinforcement of ICC’s support for New South Wales wine producers is marked by the venue releasing a documentary series shining a light on the state’s world class wine industry. The post ICC Sydney announces commitment to 100% New South Wales wine appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc goes alcohol-free in world first
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:15 am

    Today, family-owned Kiwi winery, Giesen, launches the world’s first alcohol-removed Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. The landmark innovation will allow discerning Sauvignon Blanc consumers around the world to enjoy a glass of New Zealand’s popular wine style on any occasion while moderating their alcohol intake. As part of the NZ Lighter wine initiative, Giesen believes the no-alcohol […] The post Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc goes alcohol-free in world first appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Augmented reality from every US wine label
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:12 am

    Every American wine will soon have the benefit of augmented reality as a ground-breaking new smartphone app prepares to launch worldwide. Content for more than 10,000 American wine brands will be displayed on the Winerytale app in stunning augmented reality from July this year in a massive boost for the local industry. Consumers with the […] The post Augmented reality from every US wine label appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Supply chain ‘stuffed’ as US consumers see lowest wine prices for 20 years
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:09 am

    US wine consumers are set to enjoy the “best wine retail values in 20 years” due to oversupply and shrinking demand, a new report has said, as it warns producers that “the supply chain is stuffed”. The Silicon Valley Bank‘s State of the Wine Industry 2020 Report blamed a number of issues, including oversupply along […] The post Supply chain ‘stuffed’ as US consumers see lowest wine prices for 20 years appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Specific challenges of pregnancy and new motherhood while working in wine
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:07 am

    Professional progression being thrown off-kilter by pregnancy and new parenthood is hardly an issue that’s isolated to the wine industry, but the gender imbalance of it becomes particularly pronounced when maternity and paternity leave policies within wine vary so widely, culturally and geographically, from mandatory, to vague, to non-existent. The post Specific challenges of pregnancy and new motherhood while working in wine appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Wine Water to launch O.Vine infused waters in 700ml bottles
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:06 am

    Wine Water will release its O.Vine wine grape-infused waters in 700ml bottles to capitalise on demands for alcohol-free beverages. The red and white wine-infused O.Vine sparkling waters were launched in 2018 and have been available in personal 340ml bottles to be enjoyed at home or at private functions. Featuring a blend of spring water and […] The post Wine Water to launch O.Vine infused waters in 700ml bottles appeared first on Winetitles.

  • Hemp-infused wine producer stops trading due to regulations
    on February 19, 2020 at 12:01 am

    Sovereign Vines, billed as “America’s first hemp-infused wine producer”, has ceased trading after coming up against opposition from federal authorities. The wine brand, which sources grapes from New York state and California, said that it was shutting down its business, but that it would continue to fight federal regulations through its sister company, CSG Hemp. […] The post Hemp-infused wine producer stops trading due to regulations appeared first on Winetitles.