Tag Archives: Southern Hemisphere

• Nooooo…Wine levels worldwide shrinking to 37-year low

Nooooo…Wine levels worldwide shrinking to 37-year low

Tough climate conditions that have pummeled mega-producers France and Italy will cause global wine production to shrivel 6.1% this year, a trade group says. Uncooperative weather has damaged grapes worldwide, causing global wine production to shrivel 6.1% to its lowest point since 1975, according to a Paris trade group. Between dwindling vineyard space and tough […]

• Australian Wines Win at International Wine & Spirits Competition

Australian Wines Win at International Wine & Spirits Competition

Australia’s mastery of winemaking was recognized worldwide with the announcing of the Southern Hemisphere medal winners of the International Wine & Spirits Competition. Five-hundred-and-sixty-eight medals in total were presented to Australia, including 27 Gold-Best in Class and six additional Gold-level awards. The nation has more gold medals than any other. Australian varietals Shiraz and Semillon […]