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Taylors Wines Wins for Clare Valley in China

Taylors Wines Wins for Clare Valley in China

Taylors Wines has received the trophy for Clare Valley Wine of the Year at this week’s China Wine and Spirits Best Value Awards. The winery received the trophy for its 2014 Taylors Estate Merlot (RRP $18.95). Taylors also took away five double gold and gold medals. This is the second year in a row that Taylors has taken away a major trophy from the awards; the winery won Australian Wine of the Year in 201...

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Australia's Hottest 100 Craft Beers

Feral Brewery from WA has been voted as the number one Australian craft beer in the ‘Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers’ poll, for the third year running. Run by co-owners of The Local Taphouse venues, the Hottest 100 Aussie Craft Beers poll asks craft beer venues across Australia to vote for their favourite Australian craft beers each year. Feral Brewery took out the top position with its Hop Hog American Pa...

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Winners of The 2015 Sydney International Wine Competition Announced

The 2015 Sydney International Wine Competition winners and Top 100 Wines have been announced. Across categories, winners of this year’s competition include Casella Family Brands, Jansz Tasmania, Taylors Wines, Yealands Wine Group, d’Arenberg, Grant Burge Wines, Jacob’s Creek, The Yalumba Wine Company, Oyster Bay Wines, Villa Maria, De Bortoli Wines, Calabria Family Wines and Peter Lehmann Wines, in no par...

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Closing Date for Entries to The Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards Extended

The closing date for entries to the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards has been extended from January 16 to January 23 (today). The extended closing date includes entries to the Cider and Perry category. The awards are run by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) to recognise excellence from specialty, artisanal and boutique producers, and regional specialists across Australia. Fifty-five trophi...

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Australian Distilled Spirits Awards – Enter Now!

Australian Distilled Spirits Awards – Enter Now!

The closing date for entries to the inaugural Australian Distilled Spirits Awards (ADSA) is steadily approaching – closing on Friday January 23. Entrants will be judged between February 24-25, with eight major trophies available to win, across whisky, gin, vodka, brandy, rum, liqueurs and alternative spirits. ADSA is a first-ever awards program for distilled spirits and liqueurs, launched by The Royal Agr...

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Future Leaders Returns in 2015

Future Leaders is in search of its next 15 applicants to join its development program. Funded and coordinated by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA), applicants should be from the grape and wine sector, who are early- to mid-career, and who are already demonstrating leadership potential. If successful, candidates will enter the six-month program, commencing in June. Applicants will take part in...

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