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February 2016 Grapegrower & Winemaker magazine out now

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

In this issue, award-winning viticulturist Matthew Bailey puts the spotlight on Tumbarumba, calling it the ideal location to produce cool wine in Australia.  

We also feature an in depth look at the most common mistakes plaguing new grapegrowers and offer solutions to misdiagnosing vineyard problems and preventing future issues in the vines. 

Casella Family Brands managing director John Casella is featured this month and speaks about the future of the wine industry, which he believes is reliant on mature and confident newcomers.

We also bring you the latest on vine improvement, using water wisely, preparing your barrels for vintage and the growing risk of fruit splitting.  

Vineyard machinery and wine storage are also covered in the February issue, along with the newest information on refrigeration.

In addition to this, Grapegrower & Winemaker have a chat to Mudbrick young gun Patrick Newton off the back of his second run as New Zealand’s Young Winemaker of the Year.  

Inside February 2016 issue:

• Deadly bushfires devastate Western Australia

• Preventing fruit splitting

• A hot summer perfect for research      

• Training with machinery providers          

• Noble rot reprograms wine grape metabolism    

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

• The latest on Australian wine exports

• Sustainable wine  

• The connection between music and wine

• 30 years of Coldstream Hills   

• Preparing barrels for vintage  

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 February 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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