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January 2016 Grapegrower & Winemaker magazine out now

The January 2016 issue of the Grapegrower & Winemaker magazine is out now – and is available online for all subscribers.

In our first magazine for 2016, WA viticulture consultant Bruce Pearse provides a season snapshot form Margaret River and reveals his top predictions for the upcoming vintage.

We also feature an in depth look at the preferred winery laboratory equipment and services in the Australian wine industry with a set of benchmark examples for reader’s to refer to.

Simon Nordestgaard provides a wrap up of SIMEI 2015, reporting on some of the devices that were recognised as innovation challenge winners at the event, while viticulturist Sam Bowman takes a look at the future of vineyard machinery in Australia after a trip to Vinitech-Sifel Wine and Viticulture trade show in Bordeaux.

We also bring you the latest on using yeast to prevent hydrogen sulphide contamination, understanding organic matter and optimising irrigation in the vineyard.

Vineyard machinery and analytical services are also covered in the January issue, along with the newest information on bottling. 

In addition to this, Grapegrower & Winemaker have a chat to Jane Thompson about the importance of the Women in Wine Awards and her inspiration behind the idea.

Inside January 2016 issue:

• Optimising irrigation according to grape variety       

• An update on international grapevine virus and phytoplasma research  

• Top 10 tips for effective spraying    

• ASVO award night gallery        

• Blair Hanel on SIMEI 2015.  

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

• A survey on winery laboratories  

• Innovation maceration for more options in the quest for perfect Pinot Noir

• Sirromet’s new industry education program

• Taylor’s wine label innovation 

• Baume to alcohol: It’s only an approximation

Not a subscriber? Visit www.winetitles.com.au/gwm or email to subscribe today to the wine industry’s leading information resource package and guarantee your copy of the January 2016 issue.

More than 2,000 key Grapegrower & Winemaker archived articles are now included with each subscription. These can also be purchased individually at www.winetitles.com.au/gwm.


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