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First UN Conference on Tourism and Culture Opens in Cambodia, Seeks to Build Partnerships

Aimed at bringing together Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture to identify key opportunities and challenges for stronger cooperation between the fields, two United Nations agencies launched the First World Conference on Tourism and Culture yesterday in the shadow of the legendary Angkor Wat temple, in Siem Reap, Cambodia. READ MORE…

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Pernod Ricard introduces first Graduate Wine Ambassadors

Pernod Ricard Winemakers has unveiled the team of graduates they’ve chosen to become their first ever Graduate Wine Ambassadors. Following a competitive international recruitment process, five rising stars are being given the opportunity to train and work in Pernod Ricard Winemakers’ wineries and global offices. The Graduate Wine Ambassadors are a diverse group, hailing from Australia, New Zealand and Poland, with a broad range of skills including fluency in Japanese as well as degrees in commerce, arts and science.

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Ghost Rock to create its first sparkling with the help of Jansz winemaker Natalie Fryar

Natalie Fryar completed school work experience with Hardys winery at age 13. At 15 she started making wine. Now, the former Jansz winemaker will work with the North-West’s largest winery Ghost Rock as it makes its first sparkling. “My real passion is Tasmanian sparkling wine. This is not just the best region is Australia, but it’s one of the best in the world,” she said. “The most exciting thing about the Tassie wine industry is that most of it isn’t planted yet.” As well as consulting for Ghost Rock, she will work on her own sparkling vintage.

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Accolade Wines recruits Daniel l'Anson as first UK fine wine director to drive premium wines

Accolade Wines hopes to establish a footprint and market for its extensive range of premium wines by appointing its first fine wine director in the UK. Daniel l’Anson has been recruited from Champagne Jacquart from his UK business development role to establish a new market and interest in the group’s portfolio of premium and super premium wines, many of which are not currently seen in the UK. Paul Schaafsma, UK head of Accolade Wines, confirmed l’Anson is to take on his new role in February and will be responsible for establishing Accolade’s fine wine division.

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Home of first red wines still excels

If ever there was a name synonymous with winemaking and its colourful history in Hawke’s Bay, that name would be Tom McDonald. He was, quite simply, the king of red wine – which is hardly surprising given he began working in the industry in his boyhood. McDonald clearly learned fast, working the vines planted back in 1897 by a chap from Luxembourg by the name of Bartholomew Steinmetz, and the small winery he had set up off Church Rd.

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Happy First Day of Christmas from Wine Country

On December 26, happy First Day of Christmas, everyone. Get yourself a great glass of wine, and let’s celebrate the history of why the 12 days of Christmas exist. I don’t consider myself a Catholic anymore, although I was raised as one. As I hear about different cultures in the US now all celebrating Christmas, […]

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