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Chateau Tanunda crowned "Best Producer of Australia"

Chateau Tanunda crowned "Best Producer of Australia"

For the seventh time in the past eight years, Château Tanunda has been announced 'Best Producer of Australia' after scooping 21 medals at the Berlin Wine Trophy 2017.  The Berlin Wine Trophy is one of the world's most prestigious international wine shows with vigorous judging standards and more than 2000 wine producers and 12,000 wines submitted. General Manager, Michelle Geber (pictured ...

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$6 Coles red wins Double Gold at Melbourne International Wine Competition

$6 Coles red wins Double Gold at Melbourne International Wine Competition

The results of the 4th Annual Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC) are in, with Aussie wines scooping 13 Double Gold medals.   MIWC is a trade-only blind wine competition that judges the wine by its category and price. The judging panel comprises retail store buyers, sommeliers, restaurant beverage directors, hoteliers, distributors and importers.   More than 1100 wines were sub...

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Tassie wines shine at 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards

Tassie wines shine at 2017 Decanter World Wine Awards

Two Tasmanian cool climate wines have wowed the judges at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2017 (DWWA). Devil’s Corner 2015 Riesling claimed Platinum Best in Show for Best Dry Riesling, while Pirie Sparkling Chardonnay Pinot Noir Brut Cuvée NV was awarded the Platinum Best in Category medal for Best Australian Sparkling wine for the second year in a row. Both vineyards are owned by Br...

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St Hallett’s iconic 'Old Block and Blackwell Shiraz' available to order

St Hallett’s iconic

St Hallett, one of the Barossa Valley’s leading producers of premium wines, has officially released the new vintages of its iconic Old Block and Blackwell Shiraz. The winery is well known for creating some of the region’s best shiraz and Old Block is a classic, first made in 1980 when St Hallett transitioned its focus from fortified to table wines. Old Block has also long been recognised un...

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Deakin Estate’s new River to Vine labels celebrate the mighty Murray

Deakin Estate’s new River to Vine labels celebrate the mighty Murray

Sponsored Deakin Estate has proudly announced the release of its new   River to Vine   labels, designed to highlight the family-owned estate’s unique location on the banks of the mighty Murray River. The new look tells the compelling story of the journey of each Deakin wine - from river to vine, to bottle. Deakin Estate’s family-owned estate vineyards lie near Mildura in north-west Victoria. He...

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TWE adds Baron Philippe de Rothschild to its Chinese portfolio

TWE adds Baron Philippe de Rothschild to its Chinese portfolio

Treasury Wine Estates has become the exclusive importer and distributor of Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s portfolio of wines in China. TWE will distribute brands including Mouton Cadet and Escudo Rojo from January 2018. The news follows the company's recently launch of its own Maison de Grand Esprit brand of premium French wine into the Asia market. Chief executive of TWE Michael Cla...

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