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February 2015 Grapegrower & Winemaker magazine out now

The February 2015 issue of the Grapegrower & Winemaker magazine is out now – and is available online for all subscribers.

The front cover commemorates the 50th birthday of the humble wine cask, showcasing the history and evolution of the bag-in-box packaging.

This month we discuss the latest in vineyard machinery; yeast, enzymes and ferments; analytical services, refrigeration as well as bottling, labelling and packaging.

We also feature an in-depth look at the potential dangers of quad bikes and how to ensure safety in dangerous conditions.

Must-read articles in this issue include Sarah Collingwood’s view on a crowd-funded winery extension, the difficulty involved in growing alternative grapes, issues surrounding companies using wine regions to market their products and a profile on SA grower Jana Shepherd, who leading the industry towards a sustainable future.

In addition to this, Grapegrower and Winemaker looks at energy saving tips for your refrigerator, radical development in testing for Brett, the latest in filling technology and using organic yeast as a tool for premium wine production.

Inside February 2015 issue:

• 50-year milestone for bag-in-box

• Regional Round-up: Western Australia

• Shiraz in a future climate

• Risky business: Quad bike safety relies on the right attitude  

• Smart + sustainable Jana Shepherd

• The alternative path isn’t always easy

And in Winemaking, Sales and Marketing, and Business and Technology, are:

• Effects of oxygen exposure during pressing and juice/ wine handling

• Just chips and gravy or a bigger issue?  

• Aussies abroad: Chris Chen

• New tool sheds light on relationship between grape and wine tannins

• Improving refrigeration efficiency and reducing electricity use

• Ask the AWRI: Avoid mousey, off-flavours

• Why move to the cloud?

• Five signs you are interviewing a liar

Not a subscriber? Visit www.winebiz.com.au/gwm or email to subscribe today to the wine industry’s leading information resource package and guarantee your copy of the February 2015 issue.

More than 1500 key Grapegrower & Winemaker archived articles are now included with each subscription. These can also be purchased individually at www.winebiz.com.au/gwm.





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