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Will you be at Australia’s best Wine Technology trade show?

It has taken some time, but the new WineTech website is now live at http://winetechaustralia.com.au   Full program (some more free supplier sessions to be added) is available on the website with summary attached. We have reduced the cost of the industry sessions from $125 to $90 including GST or the transferable 6 session pass…


Boutique Celebration Lunch

Bookings are now open for the 20th Anniversary Lunch to celebrate the 2015 trophy winners and the 20 years of the Boutique Wine Awards. Founded in 1996, the AABW will celebrate its 20th year on 17 July 2015. Join Awards Chairman Huon Hooke and CEO Judith Kennedy for a celebration lunch served with all the…


SHIRAZ MASTERCLASS Classics vs Modernists

Huon Hooke with the ‘Old Bulls vs the New Bulls, head to head’ is looking like one of the most interesting and exciting masterclasses in the Ask Huon series to date. The list of wines to take part are some of the highlights of Australia’s shiraz production.  The class will be held at the Grace…

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When Tragedy Strikes Your SME

What is your plan B when tragedy strikes your SME?  Recently, a key team member of one of our clients suffered a heart attack.  Thankfully, they are now making a full recovery after an extensive stay in hospital. The loss of any team member impacts immediately on the daily operation of a SME however a…


GREAT NEWS from Hood River…

Reustle-Prayer has again been invited into the Six Nations Wine Challenge to be held later this year in Sydney. USA Judge Dan Berger has invited them to enter two of their wines. Here they have sent us some news regarding another show. Thursday, March 26, 2015, the Great Northwest Wine Competition awarded all 15 wines…

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Wine Jewel of Argentina

Australia celebrates Malbec World Day An Argentine canapé degustation of regional specialities matched with six top Argentinean wines, live tango performances, music and great prizes, including a stay in Mendoza, the famous wine region, thanks to Chimu Adventures. It’s no secret that Australians love wine, and on Malbec World Day the nation will raise a…


Masterclass SOLD OUT

Ask Huon Pinot Noir Masterclass is sold out.  Booking for the Champagne vs Aussie Spark starts next week.  Watch this space!


The Sky’s the Limit with Cloud Accounting

Cloud computing is a term used for delivering hosted services over the internet to remotely store, process and share digital data. The cloud is just a metaphor for the internet and it is everywhere. Interestingly, active use of cloud computing services is significantly higher than levels of awareness, with 55 per cent of the total…


Winning in the World’s Largest Wine Market

You are invited to read The Wine Paper 34 from Wine Business Solutions. This time they look at the world’s largest and fastest growing major wine market, the USA. The $20 plus segment is set to grow by around 15% this year alone. The paper looks at what’s selling, how to take advantage and what we…

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Young Sommeliers Competition Opens!

La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs International Jeunes Sommeliers Competition 2015 The Association of Australian Boutique Winemakers is pleased to continue its ongoing lead sponsorship of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs International Jeunes Sommeliers Competition. This sponsorship is particularly pertinent, first given the success of the Australian representative at the international 2104 finals. Pier-Alexis Soulier, who won first…


2015 Boutique Wine Awards Lunch


2015 Boutique Wine Awards


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