Category: Announcements and Suppliers

2018 Melbourne International Wine Competition Entries Now Open

The Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC) is now taking wine submissions. Now in its fifth year, MIWC will be held in the heart of Melbourne on June 24-25, 2018. MIWC sets itself apart with its judging panel – made up of real trade-only buyers who will judge wines by category and actual price. This is […]

Read more >

Putting the sense in sensory

AWRI Commercial Services offers a wide range of sensory services to the wine industry. Expert sensory staff, experienced sensory panels and world-class facilities allow tailored sensory solutions to be developed to suit your needs. Each wine submitted is assessed independently by at least five trained, highly skilled AWRI judges. Judges qualify to participate on AWRI […]

Read more >

Frontline pest and disease management for healthy vineyards 25th-26th July

Early identification is the key to a rapid and effective biosecurity response so it is imperative that growers, viticulturists and consultants have the skills and knowledge to identify biosecurity threats and their symptoms. The upcoming ASVO seminar presents and discusses the trends, concerns and practical challenges encountered and the most recent innovations solutions adopted against […]

Read more >

Wine Communicators of Australia visits Adelaide

How do we connect with consumers? What’s worked for the panel in this Q&A series to be hosted by Andre Eikmeier of Vinomofo? We have writer Tony Love, CEO Mary Hamilton, socials guru Mikyla Gilbert and WCA board member Justine Henschke lining up to share their stories of glory and pitfalls. A casual night to […]

Read more >

Australian Shiraz wins the best wine of the year at 2018 London Wine Competition

348 medals are awarded to 26 different proud wine producing countries selected from thousands of entries by the inaugural 2018 London Wine Competition demonstrating its broad appeal to the kaleidoscope that is the wine industry. Uniquely judging against rigorous standards of quality, value and presentation the London Wine Competition judges came from many different trade […]

Read more >

Book your Hills Heist classes at Winebar One!

On Tuesday, 8 May more than 25 Adelaide Hills wineries will descend on the very new Winebar One in Surry Hills for three hours of tastings and masterclasses. With around 70 wines on offer, the trade will be able taste their way through the 70km stretch of the Adelaide Hills from sparkling wine and gruner […]

Read more >

2018 Melbourne International Wine Competition Entries Now Open

The Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC) is now taking wine submissions. Now in its fifth year, MIWC will be held in the heart of Melbourne on June 24-25, 2018.
MIWC sets itself apart with its judging panel – made up of real trade-only buyers who will judge wines by category and actual price. This is a great opportunity for established wines to reconnect with true trade buyers and for new wines to be discovered.

Read more >

DWWA Webinar Series – 16, 23 & 30 May 2018

Direct Wine Workshops Australia is a 3-part online webinar series presented by Sandra Hess of DTC Wine Workshops and Robin Shaw of Wine Tourism Australia for Australian wine companies wishing to enhance their direct sales. The first online workshop kicks off on Wed 9 May, followed by workshop 2 on Wed 16 May with the final workshop on Wed 23 May. Participants will learn essential skills to effectively convert cellar door visitors to loyal customers. Aimed at small and medium sized wineries, the series will provide a strong foundation for developing and implementing a successful direct-to-consumer strategy.

Read more >

New workshops coming soon

Wine Business Solutions will soon be holding workshops around Australia.

Read more >

Grow Your Bulk, Contract Bottling and Private Label Business in USA

Join the biggest gathering of the Private Label, Bulk Wine, Bulk Spirits, Contract Brewing and Contract Manufacturing Industry on July 25-26 in San Francisco. No show offers buyers a greater opportunity to meet producers who offer private label wine, spirits, bulk wine, bulk spirits and contract manufacturing. The 2nd Annual IBWSS San Francisco Exhibitor registration deadline is April 30, 2018 so book your exhibitor spot and get set to grow your bulk, private and contract business in the US market. To learn more about the show and full conference schedule, please visit

Read more >

Lallemand Global Wine Technical Conference; Blenheim, New Zealand 2018

A Technical meeting to be held in Blenheim will centre on two iconic New Zealand varieties – Sauvignon blanc and Pinot noir – and will focus on how to shape the unique wine style while maintaining regionality and personality. World renowned researchers and practitoners will present cutting edge wine microbiology research and discuss final product and consumer research.

Read more >

Register now for the 2018 Langhorne Creek Wine Show!

The Langhorne Creek Wine Show is a regional competition open to all financial winemaker members and is held in the first week of May. Held as both an awards presentation and end of vintage celebration, it is a day when grapegrowers and winemakers come together to support the local wine industry, commend the award winners and let their hair down with the rest of the local community.
Enter by Friday March 16 2018.

Read more >

Speedy vintage analysis

It’s that time of the year again with vintage 2018 now in full swing. AWRI Commercial Services offers efficient and accurate vintage analyses, which can assist your company in making this vintage a successful one.

For vintage analysis pricing check out the latest 2018 Vintage Purchase Order. For information on all other analytical services, download the latest price list or visit the AWRI Commercial Services analyses page.

Don’t forget… AWRI Commercial Services can also give you confidence by testing wine additives for compliance with the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC). The current suite of additive analyses covers DAP, ascorbic acid, citric acid, erythorbic acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, PMS, PVPP, potassium sorbate, potassium bicarbonate, potassium carbonate and thiamine hydrochloride.
For any other queries, please contact AWRI Commercial Services on 08 8313 6600 or

Read more >

Enter your Cool Climate Wines now!

The 18th International Cool Climate Wine Show is now accepting entries from all Cool Climate Regions within Australia and Overseas.

Please go to our website for details and online entering: or email for more information.

Read more >

Wine Masterclass with 2017 ASVO Australian Winemaker of the Year

As part of the Stanthorpe Apple & Grape Festival, 2017 ASVO Australian Winemaker of the Year, Mike Hayes, is holding eight masterclass opportunities from Feb 24 to March 4. It’s an opportunity for wine lovers to learn about some of the world’s rarest wine varieties and be guided through the origins, aromas and flavours of the most exotic wine styles in the world.

Read more >

Kingspan Commercial BioDisc® Wastewater Treatment Plan

Relied on globally for over 60 years – Now available in Australia.
With more than 60 years global innovation and manufacturing experience, Kingspan has set industry standards for commercial and domestic wastewater treatment solutions which have been tested and are suitable for applications of up to 300 population equivalent in a single tank. The Kingspan Commercial BioDisc® is a cost effective and energy efficient wastewater treatment plant, suitable for a range of projects including hospitality and accommodation.

Read more >

Load More Articles In This Section

Back Issues

Search the Daily Wine News Monthly News feed below.

International Riesling Challenge

Wineries & Brands

Search our database of more than 2400 wine producers

Wine Industry Directory Buyers’ Guide

Search the Buyers’ Guide for companies, services and brands.