What’s behind the growing trade dispute between China and Australia | DW News

DW News published this video item, entitled “What’s behind the growing trade dispute between China and Australia | DW News” – below is their description. Relations between China and Australia have been deteriorating recently, now tensions are about to reach a next level. Starting Saturday, Beijing will impose tariffs up to 200 percent on Australian … Read more What’s behind the growing trade dispute between China and Australia | DW News

Wine Reviews: 2009 Cuvaison S Block Chardonnay & 2008 Pisoni Pinot Noir ‘Miura’

Leah Ann Roberts is a sommelier based in Orange County, California. She is the owner of Domaine Vino, complete wine cellar management company. Here, she recommends two wines for readers of The Global Herald: 2009 Cuvaison S Block Chardonnay Carneros, California $38.00 USD This wine is a gorgeous honey gold color. It has swirling aromas of … Read more Wine Reviews: 2009 Cuvaison S Block Chardonnay & 2008 Pisoni Pinot Noir ‘Miura’

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

Adelaide Hills Vineyards Growing Season Update

  I was driving through the hills today taking a peek at many vineyards. South Australia has experienced its wettest September & October on record. This will consequently prove bitter sweet for many growers as the season progresses. Around this time of year, the vines are approaching full canopy, as can be seen in the … Read more Adelaide Hills Vineyards Growing Season Update

Soave – Gone Are The Bad Old Days

Soave is probably infamous for all the wrong reasons. Years ago it was renowned for producing neutral, boring, and even down right horrible wines. Even now, some of the cheapest white wines you’ll find in your local liquor store or supermarket are from Soave. Soave is grown in the Veneto region in northeast Italy, principally … Read more Soave – Gone Are The Bad Old Days

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

Brand Confusion – When is enough, enough?

I grew up on a small family owned vineyard that grew into a small family owned wine company and brand over 20 years or so. Our family sold the vineyard and winery to others who had the ability to grow it to the next level. By global standards, it was extremely small, producing only around 5000 cases a … Read more Brand Confusion – When is enough, enough?