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2015 Mid-Vintage Update

 Jim Moularadellis shares his thoughts on the Australian wine industry covering the following points: Which varieties are hot this year and which varieties are not; The key influences in this year’s vintage; 2015 wine grape crush predictions; An industry outlook. Click on the link to read more: 2015 Australian Mid-Vintage Update – 9 February 2015

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2014 Riverland Wine Industry Forum Presentation

On 15 October 2014 Jim Moularadellis presented to growers and winemakers at the Riverland Wine Industry Forum.  The presentation covered the following 3 items: A recap of the 2014 vintage (why did grape prices fall; the grape price to bulk wine formula); An outlook for the 2015 vintage (sales trends for domestic, imported and exported wine); […]

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2014 Post-Vintage Bulk Wine Review

Slicing the Salami: Nature Cuts Into the 2014 Vintage. Jim Moularadellis reviews the Australian bulk wine market in light of the 2014 vintage, and discusses the major influences and uncertainties surrounding the current outlook for bulk wine. The key issues that are addressed in the article include an analysis of the 2014 crush, the current bulk […]

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2014 Mid-Vintage Update

Jim Moularadellis gives his predictions for the 2014 Vintage in this year’s Mid-Vintage Update. Click on the following link to read more: 2014 Australian Mid-Vintage Update – 14 February 2014

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2013 Post-Vintage Bulk Wine Review

One Too Many Cream Puffs: 2013 Post Vintage Bulk Wine Review. Australian winemakers started the 2013 vintage with empty tanks and large appetites for grapes.  Optimism & prices were on the rise following last year’s medium sized, good quality vintage and winemakers were hungry for more wine inventory.  So during the 2013 vintage, most winemakers […]

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2012 Post-Vintage Bulk Wine Review

There is a renewed sense of optimism in the Australian wine industry. Has such optimism arisen from a fundamental, longer term shift in the economic fortunes of our industry? Or are we just witnessing a false rally following the 2012 vintage? This article examines such questions in light of Australian bulk wine market during 2012. […]

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