Will Penfolds decision to launch super-premium French, Californian and French-Australian and California-Australia blends under its own label inspire others to follow its example? Robert Joseph reports.
Two years after the imposition of tariffs by the Chinese government that threatened to destroy its huge Chinese business, Penfolds is launching a wine from the Ningxia region under its own brand. Robert Joseph reports.
Australia’s deepening grape over-supply crisis reached new heights this week with the announcement from Casella Family Brands that it was placing 7258ha of its vineyards on the market. Jeni Port tells us the story behind the deal.
The giant Australian wine company enlarges its portfolio with Frank Family Vineyards in Napa valley and three small Bordeaux chateaux. The acquisitions are part of a larger strategy to focus more on the premium wine sector.