Record spend for wine sector
Wine Australia will pump a record $79 million into the grape and wine sector in 2019-20, focusing on research, development and extension, market development and export regulations.
Murray Valley Winegrowers executive officer Mike Stone retired from the role on June 7 and will be replaced by Paul Derrico.
The value of wine exports has jumped to its highest levels in more than a decade, with the average value per litre climbing to $3.41 in the past year.
Australian wineries will soon be better equipped for wine tourism and to grow exports, with new funding boosting workshop opportunities.
Tastes of Rutherglen will return next month, showcasing the best of the north-east and the region’s wineries.
International demand for fine Australian wine continues to grow, with wine exports jumping 10 per cent in value last year.
The recent popularity of prosecco and pinot grigio has opened the eyes of many wine lovers to smaller international varieties, two Goulburn Valley winemakers believe.
Industry leaders in Australia’s grape and wine sector are being encouraged to apply for the 2019 Future Leaders program.
A new app is helping grape growers better measure and track the development of grapes in the vineyard to assist with harvest and vineyard management decisions.
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.
This year’s wine grape harvest in Tasmania has set new records in terms of value and volume, according to Wine Tasmania’s 2018 wine grape vintage report.
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.
If doggy treats were handed out for gutsy efforts, Patchy would have his own bucketload.
Hooper Farms has eliminated antibiotic use in its calf shed after introducing a potent new probiotic range to its operation.
Fonterra Australia has increased its 2019/20 average milk price to $6.80/kg of milk solids and also increased its 2018/19 average price. ‘‘We are increasing our farm-gate milk price for the 2019/20 season by 20 cents per kg MS, which brings our...