Too much of a good thing?

Australian red wine grapes

Not for the first time, Australia has an embarrassing wine surplus and would love to fill the gap left by Europe's short 2021 vintage – but it won't be easy.

What a time to take over as head of Wine Australia.

Since starting as CEO of the country’s regulatory and promotional wine body in November, Dr Martin Cole has met with dozens of the industry’s top stakeholders. The Manchester-born food scientist is no stranger to leading large organisations – he was previously head of the school of agriculture, food and wine at the University of Adelaide and has extensive experience...