Four Winds Vineyard is one of the newer excitements in the Canberra District and Sarah Collingwood is its public face.
Rolf Binder describes himself as a ‘paused’ winemaker. The Barossa Valley veteran has just sold his eponymous winery to Accolade, Australia’s biggest winemaking company.
Rumours are flying around the wine business at the moment regarding possible acquisitions. The biggest is the rumour that Treasury Wine Group is in play, and Pernod Ricard is likely to make a bid.
Accolade Wines, Australia’s biggest wine conglomerate, is to sell the Petaluma winery in the Adelaide Hills and the Krondorf winery in the Barossa Valley.
Accolade Wines has purchased Coonawarra’s Katnook Estate, a move that is not necessarily a positive for the Coonawarra region.
Courtney Treacher is the new senior winemaker for WA’s iconic Houghton Wines.
Hardys HRB Pinot Noir 2018, Tasmania & Yarra Valley, AUD $35
The Swan Valley’s historic Houghton winery has finally been sold – and the best news is that its new owner is a syndicate of WA locals.
Many changes are happening at Accolade Wines, the company that owns Hardys, Houghton, Arras, Bay of Fires, Petaluma, Leasingham, St Hallett, Grant Burge and other distinguished Australian wine brands.
David Hook Old Vines Pothana Vineyard Belford Chardonnay 2018, Hunter Valley, AUD $32