Leaf strip timing can reduce sunburn in grapes
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.
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.
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.
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.
Across the flat and sprawling landscape of the Goulburn Valley and Southern Riverina, among stretches of highway and towering trees, there are few things as constant as grain silos. As Wimmera Mallee communities continue to complete their Silo Art...
Almost 20,000 chickens have died after a Euroa poultry farm shed burst into flames early this morning. Firefighters were called to the scene on Drysdale Rd at about 5.45am to find the shed fully engulfed in flames. CFA Units from Shepparton, Euro...
FIREFIGHTERS are battling an volatile hayshed fire 25km from Echuca. CFA crews from Kotta, Bamawm Extension and Lockington were called to the blaze at a property on the corner of Johnson Rd and Lowrie Rd in Kotta about 9.40am. Bamawm Extension...