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Canberra district wine pioneer Edgar Riek dies aged 95
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Canberra district wine pioneer Edgar Riek OAM has died, aged 95. He has been remembered as a visionary who had a knack for choosing where to build a vineyard and an inspiration to winemakers in Canberra and beyond. Friends say Dr Riek suffered a serious head injury after falling on Monday afternoon. He was taken to Canberra Hospital, where he died on Wednesday.