Cheers to top drops
The gallery at Mitchelton Winery has never seen so many varieties of wine.
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.
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.
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.
As distribution channels become easier to navigate, the burgeoning Chinese market has ripe opportunity for wines from the Goulburn Valley and surrounds, some industry figures say.
Wine exports to China have topped $1billion for the first time, with exports jumping 51 per cent on the same time last year.
When Hayley Purbrick began working for her family’s winery eight years ago, she could never have imagined it would be the first carbon-neutral winery to be certified in Australia.
Booming exports to China have seen the Australian wine industry achieve record export levels, adding more than $2.56billion in value last year. The new figures released by Wine Australia reveal that exports to China have increased by more than half...
Australia is seeking global wine intervention after accusing Canada of keeping Australian wine off its supermarket shelves. The Federal Government has filed a formal complaint with the World Trade Organisation in protest at the way Canada applies...
A University of Melbourne lecturer is turning to dogs to protect wine from a type of yeast, training them to detect it in wine barrels. Sonja Needs has spent the past year training her border terrier Keely and her German shepherd-husky cross Quinn...
A company associated with Freedom Foods Group has purchased the troubled Coomboona Dairy operation near Undera, once jointly owned by Australian entrepreneur Gerry Harvey. Freedom says it will use the relationship with the large dairy to generate...
Key developments are set to bolster harvester-integrated weed seed destructor technology, ensuring growers are even better prepared for the 2018 harvest and beyond.
Landcare’s Sandy MacKenzie has questioned the progress of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan over the last 10 years as he congratulated the Productivity Commission on their report into the controversial plan. Mr MacKenzie, from Avenel, explained why he...