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From The Producer

Friday, August 29, 2014

From The Producer :    Recently in May, the Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA) instigated an interesting new concept called "FromTheProducer.com", in order for consumers to be able to access wine, cheese and olive producers directly, without having to go through one of the "Duopoly" stores (Coles and Woollies) that control 80% of all wine sales in Australia.  Read More...

Viva Vinitaly

Friday, August 22, 2014

Viva Vinitaly:  Whilst everybody in the Australian wine industry is aware of Vinexpo held in Bordeaux each year (also now in Hong Kong and Tokyo) and more recently ProWein in Germany, those people who have heard of  Vinitaly think that it is basically an exhibition of Italian wines. That was certainly the case when it first started but, over its 48 year history, Vinitaly has expanded to include wineries from all over the world.  Read More...