August, 2013

New Zealand

New Zealand wine exports hit new revenue high

Exports of New Zealand wine hit record revenue levels over the past year, but volumes were down thanks to the small 2012 grape harvest, according to a new report.

Grange from the 50s and 60s

Grange auction expected to net A$100,000

Nearly 100 bottles of Penfolds Grange could raise A$100,000 or more in an online auction of one of the famous wine's largest private collections.


Destroying wine in US hits Treasury profits

Profits at Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) more than halved in the past year, due in part to the company's decision to destroy large amounts of wine in the US.


Vinopolis, London – UK

Vinopolis is showcasing a selection of 20 DWWA-winning wines by the glass this October


Hedonism Wines, London – UK

Winner of the prestigious London Wine Retailer of the year, Hedonism Wines will be showcasing 16 DWWA-winning wines by the glass this October

Pierre de Benoist

Jefford on Monday: Modest Grandeur

It was a hot, sultry evening in late July. You could sense a storm building, like a dark stack of whisky barrels in the sky, waiting for ignition in the…