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CHINA BLUES

Friday, February 08, 2019

The Australian wine industry has always seemed to be mono-focused. When we first started to export seriously it was the UK, then the USA, and more recently/now, China. The question now is: Is it time to find another country to focus on? I think so! For the last five years I have been suggesting that we should be looking much more closely at the rest of Asia (other than India), so that we don’t have too many eggs in the one Asian basket, so to speak. Read More...

HOW COOL IS THIS

Friday, November 09, 2018

This week I want to talk about cool (cold) viticulture. I have mentioned before that in China and Japan they have to bury their vines for the winter, to prevent them from being killed by the frosts and bitter temperatures. However, these are not the only outposts of cold climate viticulture. Here are three more. Read More...