Barnyardy. Herbacious. Unctuous. Chewy. Hedonistic. Ponderous. Shallow. Backward. The wine industry has been using evocative descriptors to characterise the taste and aroma of its products for generations. But how does the industry justify such precise language to describe such a subjective experience?
Sesión tequila is joining forces with the distributor of Mexican tequila and mezcal, Mextrade.
Archie Rose Distilling is enabling you to create your own tailored spirits, right down to having your name on the label.
Family-owned, Clare Valley winery Taylors Wines has stolen the show with its 2014 Taylors Estate Shiraz, taking top prize for Best Australian Shiraz as well as Best Australian Shiraz under $25 at the nation’s premier shiraz competition, The 2015 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge.
Ironbark Distillery has been recognised as the best gin distiller in the country after less than a year in the marketplace.
XXXX has announced XXXX Origins – a limited edition beer that has been brewed just for Queensland locals, and features 36 of their iconic towns on the label in a tribute to the sunshine state.
New packaging for Coopers Clear has been unveiled by Coopers Brewery ahead of summer.
Passionfruit Pink Lady was created as a limited edition range to the Cheeky Rascal Cider family on the back of Cheeky Rascal’s loyal followers who it canvassed asking them to identify fruits they’d like to see blended with cider.
Boutique cider house Rebello has taken out best in class in the inaugural ‘cider with fruit’ category of this year’s Australian Cider Awards with its ‘Passionfruit Pink Lady’.
Alcohol giants Diageo, owners of Jonnie Walker and Ciroc vodka are looking to offload their wine division.
The Bundaberg Distilling Company (BDC) has released the Master Distillers’ Collection (MDC) Black Barrel – Distilled 2005 rum.
Beer maker Asahi has bought Melbourne-based brewer Mountain Goat.
Whiskey maker Glenfiddich has announced Joan Ross as the winner of the inaugural Australian Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Competition
Submissions to the Federal Government’s Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate Discussion Paper close this Friday – let’s hope this inquiry will bring some equity and simplification, asked vintner Des Caulfield.
The 41st annual Riverina Wine Show results have been announced and as in previous years the entries and winning wines have celebrated the depth of quality and diversity in the Australian wine industry.
Australia’s current alcohol warning labels are failing to effectively convey health messages to the public, according to a new study from Deakin University.
Krones Steinecker has developed the MicroCube brewhouse concept for brew sizes of five or ten hectolitres.
Baileys Original Irish Cream liqueur has now been immortalised in the freezer with a premium collection of Baileys Ice Cream, signifying the beginning of a successful business partnership with Bulla Dairy Foods and Diageo.
Stuart and Simon Griffith, part of the team behind the creation of the new Substation No. 41 Rum, talk to Food Magazine about rum making, and the challenges of the Australian beverage industry.
Sesión is an Australian owned tequila that is sourced from one of the most respected agave farms in Mexico, producing the smoothest product on the market.