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AMATEUR HOUR

Friday, October 05, 2018

Mention amateur winemakers and most people imagine some old Italian or Greek guy bringing out his recently homemade firewater and pouring it from an old wine bottle. It would probably taste more like grappa or even metho than proper wine.  Read More...

CHINA - FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Friday, July 06, 2018

Vinexpo Hong Kong (HKV) held in late May (where Australia was the “Country of the Year” in 2018) brought out some very interesting facts. Starting with the estimate that China will continue to drive the world’s wine sales growth as it increases its consumption to around USD23 billion by 2023. To put that into context, Australia (at No.2 imported wine country) sold them AUD2 billion worth of wine in 2017. It is estimated that China will become the second largest (by value) wine market in the world by then, second only to the USA. Read More...