Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sirromet Wines boss declares war on Kiwi Sauvignon Blanc

March 28th, 2014 (No Comments)

Daily Wine News 28/03/2014 Sirromet Wines owner and founder Terry Morris has declared war on the tidal wave of New Zealand-made Sauvignon Blanc flooding Australian markets. The Gold Coast-based businessman is urging fellow Queenslanders to help turn back the invasion by switching to locally-produced Verdelho as an alternative white wine. “It is time for us […]

Granite Belt 2014 Apple and Grape Festival a Huge Success

March 11th, 2014 (No Comments)

The Granite Belt community delivers stellar festival to a crowd of 60,000 Huge visitor numbers, fantastic entertainment, incredible fundraising efforts and a massive celebration of regional food and wine have the Granite Belt community asking – was this the best Apple & Grape yet? Weeroona Park was alive over the weekend with a diverse range […]

Confessions of a Wine Tragic

March 11th, 2014 (No Comments)

ADRIAN Tobin’s picturesque vineyard has run at a loss from the day he bought it 14 years ago. “It’s true, we haven’t turned a profit yet,’’ he said, shrugging philosophically.  “It cost us $3000 a week last year to prop it up. Some tell me I’m bloody mad. “I’m just a wine tragic.’’   Tobin, 72, […]