Heineken & Champagne blame Brexit

Heineken & Champagne blame Brexit

Heineken exit, blame Brexit It’s being reported Tesco is reducing its 53 Heineken SKUs to 22. The reason suggested is that Heineken is raising prices by about 6p (10 cents) a pint. Apparently, it’s all down to Brexit and the fall in value of sterling. The UK Wine and Spirit Trade Association forecasts Brexit will […]

Japan and Korea markets show promice

Japan and Korea markets show promice

Turning Japanese Wine Australia is congratulating itself on wine tastings held in Seoul and Tokyo. It says almost 900 guests in total attended the two events. Japan was 10th on the export table for the year ending June 30, with a value of $44.71 million (up 3.5 per cent) and 9th in volume with 11.63 […]

Wine in the Media – 11 March 2016

Wine in the Media – 11 March 2016

The Telegram (Canada), 4 March, Steve Delaney: Winning wines from New South Wales The Hunter Valley in New South Wales is Australia’s oldest wine region. It has established an international reputation for its own styles of red Shiraz and white Semillon wines. Some of the Shiraz vines are more than a century old and produce […]

4 February 2016 – TKR Editorial

4 February 2016 – TKR Editorial

The Australian Open is over and Mr Djokovic and Ms Kerber have taken home $3.85 million each for winning the singles titles. Mr Murray and Ms Williams got a mere $1.9 million each for coming second. The total prize money amounted to $44 million. It’s a huge amount and those that contribute to the pot […]