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Top Australian Wine Company Needs Help Getting Rid Of Wine

Australian premium quaffing company Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) is having trouble with its plans to destroy millions on dollars of wine stockpiled in the US because the US Federal Government shutdown has delayed the process.


23 October 2013   Source: businessinsider.com.au
Calorie warnings on wine sold in NZ?
Alcoholic drinks could soon come with a calorie warning. The NZ government is investigating the option of calorie labels on alcoholic drinks.
22 October 2013   Source: newstalkzb.co.nz
Rare vintages surface at Penfolds Recorking Clinic
Penfolds has held its first London Recorking Clinic since 2008, with collectors arriving with thousands of pounds of rare red wines from the iconic Australian producer. If the wine is deemed in perfect condition it is topped up with up to 15ml of a more recent vintage of the same wine, recorked and certified. 
22 October 2013   Source: decanter.com

Smoke taint worries for NSW vineyards

Wine grape growers are worried that ash and haze from bushfires burning in New South Wales could cause smoke taint in their grapes. 


21 October 2013   Source: abc.net.au
Leeuwin Estate named fourth best winery restaurant in the world
Wine, especially the chardonnay, is flowing down at Leeuwin Estate as staff celebrate scoring number four spot in the list of the 20 best winery restaurants in the world. Leeuwin Estate was the only West Australian winery restaurant to feature in the list which was chosen from 67 wine producing countries around the world.
21 October 2013   Source: news.com.au
Wine For Cats, On The Market In Japan
Japanese pet supply company B&H Lifes is selling "wine exclusively for cats," "Nyan Nyan Nouveau" ("nyan" is Japanese for "meow") doesn't actually contain any alcohol -- it's a concoction made primarily of of grape juice, Vitamin C and catnip. 
15 October 2013   Source: Huffington Post
Glass of Wine a Day May Ward Off Depression
In the same way that a little wine may be good for the heart, it might also help avoid depression, a Spanish study suggests. So while drinking a lot of wine or other alcohol may be a sign of depression or other mental health problems, alcohol in moderation may benefit mental health, the study authors contend.
12 October 2013   Source: Health Day
US Shutdown Hitting Brewing And Wine-Making Industry
With the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau closed, wine makers can't take the final steps to get some new wines on the market. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau is a division of the US Treasury Department. They've put the approval for new beer and wine labels on hold during the shutdown.
11 October 2013   Source: wics.com
Treasury Wine Estates Americas Taps Wine Group Veteran As New Chief Winemaker
Treasury Wine Estates has named Adam Richardson vice president and chief winemaker for its Americas brands. Richardson will oversee winemaking for Treasury’s U.S. labels, which include Beringer Vineyards, Chateau St. Jean, Stags’ Leap Winery, Etude, Souverain, St. Clement and Meridian Vineyards, among others.
11 October 2013   Source: shankennewsdaily.com
Le Clos Unveils World’s Most Expensive Bottle of Wine in Dubai
Le Clos retails a limited edition Balthazar of Château Margaux 2009 - price USD195,000. The 2009 vintage, which can be aged for over a century, is widely reputed to be one of the best vintages ever produced by Château Margaux.
10 October 2013   Source: news.gnom.es
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