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What do the recent Chinese tariffs mean for the Australian wine industry?

Last Friday, China announced that it would introduce tariffs of between 107% and 212% to counter alleged “dumping” of Australian wine in the Chinese market. The “temporary tariffs” that China has levelled at the Australian wine industry will be devastating for many producers that have built their livelihoods on the Chinese export market. What will this mean for the industry, and the consumer?

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Our 2020 Melbourne Cup wine form guide

It’s a Spring Racing Carnival like no other in Melbourne. While we might be only able to watch from afar this year, it never hurts to have the best info to back a winner. So whether your vice is wine or betting on horses (or perhaps both), here’s the form guide you need to ensure it’s money well spent. Rosé Light coloured filly that is well balanced. A warm day at Flemington should suit her. Don’t discount. Shiraz Big and bold, but approachable to the right jockey compared to her more well-known brother in the Barossa. Likely to have rich textures and fine tannins at the finish should she be in the mix. Well worth a flutter. Riesling The Grampians...

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