Tag Archives: University of Adelaide

Crazy, bonkers, mad, brilliant and brave!

This may not be the punchline we normally associate with Jamie Oliver, England’s quirky no-nonsense Essex-born chef, restaurateur and celebrity, or with a classy winery from South Australia – but in this case that’s exactly what it is! Jamie Oliver and … Continue reading

Posted in New World wine, riesling, Sangiovese, South Australian wine, Syrah/Shiraz, Wine news, Wine2030 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

University of Adelaide graduates thrive in the world’s southernmost winemaking region

The region of Central Otago, in the South Island of New Zealand, sits astride the 45th parallel, making it the southernmost winemaking region in the world. This stunningly beautiful region is reminiscent of Switzerland with snow-capped mountains to over 2,000m, … Continue reading

Posted in New World wine, NZ wine, Pinot noir, Wine news, Wine2030, Winemaking, wine appreciation and viticulture courses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Meet the Australian flying Swedish-Italian winemaker in the hills!

On a clear sunny spring day I drove up into the Adelaide Hills to interview a very interesting man I had met a couple of weeks earlier at an artisan winemaker tasting in McLaren Vale, where he was presenting his … Continue reading

Posted in Barossa wine, Chardonnay, McLaren Vale wine, New World wine, Old World Wine, South Australian wine, Wine events, Wine news, Wine varietals and blends, Wine2030, Winemaking, wine appreciation and viticulture courses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Tigs talks to wine marketing guru Dr Steve Goodman

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dr Steve Goodman of the University of Adelaide Business School for the Wine2030 network. The full article can be viewed at Tigs talks to wine industry and wine marketing guru Dr Steve Goodman. … Continue reading

Posted in Social media, South Australian wine, Wine2030 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Adelaide’s Wine2030 reaches out to the Gold Coast

Wearing my Wine2030 hat I flew to Brisbane to visit wine educator and friend, Steve Knight, and to talk about the University of Adelaide’s Wine2030 network to his students at Bond University on the Gold Coast – a beautiful venue … Continue reading

Posted in New World wine, Social media, Wine events, Winemaking, wine appreciation and viticulture courses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Want to know the key issues facing the wine industry? Ask them!

During 2009 I took time out from my economics consulting job with the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies to work a vintage at Haselgrove winery in McLaren Vale. Prior to this I worked in a wine retail outlet in … Continue reading

Posted in Barossa wine, McLaren Vale wine, New World wine, South Australian wine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Proposal to cut minimum alcohol in ‘wine’

I became aware of the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia‘s (WFA) proposal to cut the minimum alcohol level in wine when I received a call from ABC radio to comment, in my standing as Visiting Research Fellow with the Wine Economics Research … Continue reading

Posted in Wine news | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment