SpaceX Cargo Dragon Capsule Undocks from ISS, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “SpaceX Cargo Dragon Capsule Undocks from ISS, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida” – below is their description. French wine and vines are headed back to Earth after a year aboard the International Space Station. SpaceX’s Dragon cargo capsule undocked Tuesday with 12 bottles of Bordeaux wine and … Read more SpaceX Cargo Dragon Capsule Undocks from ISS, Heads for Splashdown Off Florida

China’s Tariffs of Over 215% Leave Australia’s Winemakers Reeling

Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “China’s Tariffs of Over 215% Leave Australia’s Winemakers Reeling” – below is their description. China’s assault on Australia’s wine industry is becoming quite the buzzkill. The latest round of tariffs — which could push import duties to over 215% in total — have left Australia’s winemakers reeling. … Read more China’s Tariffs of Over 215% Leave Australia’s Winemakers Reeling

Wine: New Wine Pouch for Camping and Trekking

Clif Family Winery in California have released an ultra-light, shatterproof and flexible pouch for wine. The “Climber Pouch” holds the equivalent of two 750 ml bottles and has a resealable, one-way plastic spout which keeps opened wine fresh for up to a month in the fridge. Winemakers Sarah Gott and Bruce Regalia oversee the production … Read more Wine: New Wine Pouch for Camping and Trekking

Napa Valley: Winegrowers Launch Official Bike Tour

If you like keeping fit and drinking wine, what could be better than touring one of California’s best known winegrowing region on your bike, with lunch included? The Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association has developed a tour of 12 local wineries to bring in an extra 2,000 tourists, without any extra cars spoiling the tranquility … Read more Napa Valley: Winegrowers Launch Official Bike Tour

Penfolds Grange Hermitage – The Iconic Aussie Brand Keeps On Keeping On

Penfolds Grange is probably the only Australian wine that holds a candle globally to revered names such as Mouton Rothchild, Lafite, Pertrus, Romanee Conte, and D’Yquem to name a just a few.  Not just in quality, but in the iconic standing that allow Penfolds to command amazing prices consistently year after year. Of course, there … Read more Penfolds Grange Hermitage – The Iconic Aussie Brand Keeps On Keeping On

Mount Adam Vineyards – The Rebirth of an Iconic Brand

In 1972, the visionary David Wynn established the Mount Adam vineyards in the High Eden sub-region of the Eden Valley, South Australia. The painstaking research and trials that took place to find the perfect site built the foundation for the success of the Mountadam brand, particularly Chardonnay. The criteria for the selection was based on … Read more Mount Adam Vineyards – The Rebirth of an Iconic Brand

Pinot Gris on the Rise in Cool Climate Aussie Regions

We had lunch yesterday with a group of friends in Charleston in the Adelaide Hills, who are cool climate grape growers for some very well known South Australian winemakers. Initially when they developed the bare patch of land some 15 years ago, the consultant’s recommendations included Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and a … Read more Pinot Gris on the Rise in Cool Climate Aussie Regions