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Ask Huon about the legendary Côte d’Or.

‘Ask Huon’ Masterclass. AUGUST 24  – Burgundy Part 1. EXPLORING THE RED WINES OF BURGUNDY from South to North. Increase your learning curve or start it right here! Take a trip with Huon Hooke up the length of Burgundy’s legendary Côte d’Or. Taste red Burgundies from every major village, from south to north, and savour…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Harveys – Tax News, Views and Clues

What happened to all of those Budget cutbacks? If you’re confused about what happened to all of those announced Budget cutbacks then you’re not alone.  Many of the Government’s initiatives are stalled in the Senate awaiting final negotiation.  Here’s a quick summary of where everything is up to: What’s changed?  2% debt tax on high…

6 Nations Challenge RESULTS with surprises.

What happens when you put six of the world’s most experienced wine judges into a high powered challenge to discover the best wines in 17 classes from 600 wines, all selected by them as the best wines their nations produce? And the trophies are – Malbec to Australia. Sauvignon Blanc to South Africa. Riesling to…

Wine & Food Tasting Not to be Missed

Every year the 600 entries from the Six Nations Wine Challenge judging are available for the trade and public to taste for themselves. This year the event returns to Doltone House in Pyrmont, Sydney where 400 people enjoyed the event last year. Not only are the wines there for the tasting but also there is…

Dan Berger Speaks about the 6 Nations Challenge

The New World and the Challenge in Australia                                                                Fine wine is typically thought of as a European invention. Though wine was made in biblical…

Need a Tax Expert?

  HARVEYS Chartered Accountants sponsor the Association of Australian Boutique Winemakers and are willing to give advice to not only our members but to anyone contacting them and referring to this post. William Somerville is the ‘go to’ man. William has many years experience in public practice and thrives on building successful client relationships and…

Six Nations Trophy Winners Masterclasses – November

Book now for November masterclasses Take a close look at eight of the 2014 Six Nations Wine Challenge trophy wines as judged by the six      International wine judges. Huon Hooke selected this collection for the classroom-style master class as an opportunity for you to discover some New World gems and to learn about what made…

Boutique Wine Awards Results

The Presentation celebration for both the Boutique Wine Awards and also the Wine Industry Label Design Competition is being held this Friday in Sydney. The Presentation lunch is being held at Doltone House over looking the Sydney Harbour. Winemakers are traveling from as far away as Wairarapa New Zealand and Margaret River to receive their…

 


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