No ID, no wine: Hotels association gave go-ahead for Port Augusta cask wine walk-in sale ban

No ID, no wine: Hotels association gave go-ahead for Port Augusta cask wine walk-in sale ban

Posted May 05, 2018 15:48:28 A trial at a Port Augusta hotel that requires walk-in customers to present ID before buying cask wine, and has since been adopted by other liquor outlets, was given the go-ahead by the state’s hotels association. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a person involved in …

Australian wine records tumble as exports to China crack lucrative $1 billion mark – ABC Rural

Australian wine records tumble as exports to China crack lucrative $1 billion mark – ABC Rural

Records continue to tumble for Australia’s wine industry, with new statistics showing export values are the highest in a decade. It comes as China reinforces itself as a boom market for Australian product, with a 51 per cent yearly growth marking the first time Australia has exported more than $1 …

South Australia’s famed wine regions preparing for the squeeze of climate change

South Australia’s famed wine regions preparing for the squeeze of climate change

Updated April 15, 2018 09:16:21 Photo: Winemaker Wayne Farquhar inspects grapes in his Barossa Valley vineyard. (ABC News: Tony Hill) Wayne Farquhar bought his first Barossa Valley vineyard in the 1970s. He had a very practical reason for doing so. “I don’t like drinking beer at all,” Mr Farquhar said. …

China impose new tariffs on US meat, wine and fruit in retaliation for Donald Trump’s steel taxes

China impose new tariffs on US meat, wine and fruit in retaliation for Donald Trump’s steel taxes

Posted April 02, 2018 11:05:24 China says it is rolling out new tariffs on meat, fruit, wine and other products from the United States as retaliation against taxes approved by US President Donald Trump on imported steel and aluminium. Key points: China increasing tariff on pork products, aluminium scrap by …