Miniature wine startup Trust in Taste pivots to Australia after China’s trade bans

- February 4, 2021 3 MIN READ

An Adelaide-based startup that began sending miniature wine samples direct to potential wine customers in China in 2018 has opened a production facility in South Australia and expanded into the education, trade and event sectors. The onset of COVID-19 and the inability to hold in-person tastings has fast-tracked the Trust in Taste business, which is… Read more »

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Scientists are using recyclable nanoparticles to clear cloudy white wines

- May 12, 2020 2 MIN READ

Groundbreaking South Australian research is showing damaging proteins can be more efficiently stripped from white wines to stop clouding. Scientists at the Australian Wine Research Institute and the University of South Australia have built on world-leading research to bind unwanted proteins in wine to coated nanoparticles, then using a magnet to remove them from wine… Read more »


Vinomofo prepares to dominate the Asian market as part of its dramatic expansion plans

- December 11, 2015 2 MIN READ

Vinomofo, one of Australia’s fastest growing startups, has changed the way that Australian consumers think about wine and purchase it. Since Justin Dry and Andre Eikmeier founded the company in 2011, it has garnered 400,000 members and 75,000 active customers – which is perhaps the most important number that the pair take notice of. In this financial year, the business is set to exceed over $50 million in revenue, with Dry saying that the business is now growing at 100 percent year on year.


Startup WithWine is like a wine festival in an app that helps consumers buy wine based on word of mouth

- October 15, 2015 4 MIN READ

Sydney startup With Wine, backed by BlueChilli, wants people to find wine by looking at what their friends have enjoyed and then helps them buy it, with lists of wine on the app ranked according to ratings from friends. As well as this social aspect, the app allows users to save and keep track of wines they like, eliminating one of the most common issues when it comes to wine: actually being able to remember what you found at the bottle shop last time you went, or what you drank at a restaurant or at a friend’s place.


Goodwill Wine: Tragedy inspires philanthropy

- November 25, 2013 3 MIN READ

The 2009 Black Saturday bushfires left many Victorians with only the ashes of the lives they built. One such victim is David Laity. Touched by the support offered by the Australian community after losing his house, he decided to start a high-quality wine company with a social conscience – Goodwill Wine.


Ducks in a Row

- May 22, 2011 2 MIN READ

A chance encounter saw Amanda and Glenn fall in love and embark on an exciting adventure of building their own unique winery. Three lucky readers will WIN a free bottle of Ducks in a Row wine simply by reading this article.