Tasty way to support regional winemakers
Tastes of Rutherglen will showcase the best wines from Rutherglen and the surrounding bushfire-affected north-east Victorian region, from Friday, March 6 to Sunday, March 8.
Concerned winegrowers from north-east Victoria gathered at a meeting in Milawa last week to address smoke taint in grapes caused by recent bushfires. The Smoke Effects on Wine Grapes in North-East Victoria forum was organised by the North East...
Research by the National Wine and Grape Industry Centre has discovered the ideal time to remove leaves from grapevines.
It doesn’t seem all that long ago the average family sat down to a simple meal of meat and three veg. If you were lucky, there was jelly and ice-cream for dessert.
Viticulturalist Hugh Jones is a fan of reds — in more ways than one.
As Melbourne and provincial cities such as Bendigo expand, would-be tree changers and aspiring farmers are casting their eyes to smaller, hidden communities.
As the European Union takes steps to protect Italian wine producers from international competition, Monash University research shows prosecco is a grape variety and should not be considered a geographical indication.
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.
Harmful market practices are restricting competition in some Australian wine grape growing regions and limiting the potential for growth of Australia’s wine industry, according to an interim report released by the consumer watchdog.
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.
As the Australian table grape export season starts, Australian growers have headed to Vietnam to boost trade relations.
Woodleigh at Gonn (near Barham in NSW) has been home to the McDonald family for a century. Current custodians and third-generation farmers Glen and Kendell McDonald are wondering if they will be the last. The 1000 ha mixed farming property...
Mental health is close to Kel Sidebottom’s heart and because of this he is looking to raise $1.2 million to buy Red Gum Retreat on Ulupna Island, near Strathmerton, to set up a mental health retreat for farmers. The Wunghnu resident has...
Protected industrial action by union members at Shepparton’s SPC factory could result in the loss of one million cans of diced tomatoes, but the union says any losses will be caused by a poor season, not a strike. The action will happen on March 6...