From Germany to Heathcote
Andreas Greiving has been making wine ever since he was eight years old.
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.
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.
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.
A clear statement acknowledging the historic estuarine condition of the Murray River’s Lower Lakes must be released by the South Australian Government and University of Adelaide.
It was the end of 43 years of milking for Rochester’s Trevor and Julie Campbell when 27 spring calving heifers went under the hammer at Echuca Selling Centre last week.
A plan to establish a $2billion renewable diesel plant in Katunga by developers AgBioEn is one step closer to reality.