Wine export value lifts
International demand for fine Australian wine continues to grow, with wine exports jumping 10 per cent in value last year.
As inland Australia braces for more hot weather, a researcher from the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre is studying the impact of heatwaves on the physiology and composition of Shiraz grapes.
Industry leaders in Australia’s grape and wine sector are being encouraged to apply for the 2019 Future Leaders program.
The gallery at Mitchelton Winery has never seen so many varieties of wine.
Australian winemakers are raising their glasses to a boost in export sales.
Australian wine export values and volumes have reached all-time record levels with the value of wine exports up 20 per cent to $2.76billion and export volumes up 10 per cent to 852million litres.
Glenhope winery Burke & Wills, near Heathcote, has won the 2017 Victorian Wine Show Premier’s Trophy.
The Dookie Wine Show is back again for its 15th year, with entries for the event closing on August 3.
Wine Australia and the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre have signed a $9million co-investment research, development and extension agreement to develop new technologies and provide practical information to growers and winemakers to increase profitability and competitiveness, as well as improve environmental sustainability.
The key to enhancing the sustainability and productivity of Australia’s established vineyards lies in better soil management, according to Nuffield scholar and viticulturist Andy Clarke.
Grapegrowers now have more tools to tackle grapevine disease and disorders, with the launch of a new app earlier this month.
Wine Australia and Vinehealth Australia are encouraging grapegrowers considering planting or replanting grapevines to use phylloxera-resistant rootstocks to future-proof their business.
A new campaign to drive international demand for Australian wine has been unveiled at Vinexpo Hong Kong.
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