People generally don't associate Japan with winemaking, but a small vineyard on the island of Okushiri off the coast of Hokkaido — on the same latitude as Bordeaux — is giving elderly residents hope for the future as they continue to come to terms with a deadly earthquake and tsunami 25 years ago.
For the first time Australian winemakers have sold more than $1 billion of wine to China. But the Chinese are pushing back, planning to become the world's number top winemakers and produce drops that will win back their own consumers.
China e-commerce giant Alibaba plans to open 1,000 of its new-age supermarkets in the next five years and it has Australian produce on its shopping list.
Fancy a cut-price case of the Barossa Valley's famous "Benfords" wine? China's third largest online shopping platform Pinduoduo might have just the right deal for you.
The word champagne may not appear on Australian bottles any longer, but a NSW winemaking family applies techniques used centuries ago by their ancestors.
A winemaker is leading the push to register Tasmania's method of sparkling wine production in the same way Champagne is protected, shutting out "cheap imitations" and "freeloaders".
As consumers go "back to basics" and demand more natural products, vegan winemakers are gaining popularity — even on menus known best for their cuts of meat.
Australia exports more than $1 billion worth of wine to China in a 12-month period for the first time, as export records continue to be broken.
One of Australia's biggest wine makers has already moved part of its operation to a cooler climate and other industries are also taking action. They're not waiting for the politicians to make up their minds about the changing climate.