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New presentations at NWGIC this week

All are welcome to attend a free presentation being organised by the National Wine & Grape Industry Centre (NWGIC) to be held on Friday 14 August at the Tuscany Wine Estate Resort, corner of Hermitage Road and Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin.

Presentations will begin at 9.30am with an introduction and welcome by Professor Jim Hardie, new director of the NWGIC.

The program to follow will include presentations by:

Dr Suzy Rogiers — Semillon has a night life!

Dr Bruno Holzapfel — Vine nutrient reserves, rootstocks and root dynamics

Dr Melanie Weckert — Pseudomonas syringae and early season bunch loss

Dr Melanie Weckert — Cover-crops and composts in vineyards – opportunities for improving soil health

Dr Andrew Clark — White wine oxidation: ascorbic acid, sulfur dioxide and colour formation

Following the presentations there will be time for questions and answers.

For more information or to RSVP please contact Barbara Matthes on +612 6933 2719, fax: +612 6933 2107 or email

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