Tag Archives | Australia

Australian wine exports up 6%

2007 saw a growth of 6% in Australian wine exports according to the recently released figures from Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation. The biggest export markets are the United Kingdom and the USA, even if the latter declined substantially in 2007.

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Australian wine shortage

Not long ago Australia had a huge wine lake, unsold wine stock and falling prices. Now there is a worry that there will soon be a serious shortage of Australian grapes and wines due to sever draught and irrigation restrictions due to water shortages. How tables turn. –

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One bottle of Grange sold for $51,000

At a recent auction in Australia a single bottle of Grange 1951 (previously called “Grange hermitage”) sold for the record price $51,000. It was two Grange collections that were up for sale at the same time. They fetched a total of $308,000.

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The Wine Atlas of Australia | BKWine Pick

The Wine Atlas of Australia By James Halliday Mitchell Beazley A must if you are hooked on Australian wine. It’s a back-breaker of a book, over 300 pages in large format, but it covers virtually all there is to know about Australian wine. Each chapter is dedicated to a region, starting with a map and […]

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