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News posted on Thursday, 10 November 2005
Wine suffers as planet warms
Connoisseurs of Australian wine may have to learn to love a less tasty drop as climate change takes its toll on grapegrowing regions, a greenhouse conference will hear. Leanne Webb, a PhD student with CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research says based on her modelling Australia's wine growing regions will become warmer and in almost all cases drier. Judy Skatssoon, ABC Science Online, outlines the bad news scenario in News In Science, 10 November.
Biodynamics offers great results for Viticulture!
The use of biodynamic farming techniques in improving and enhancing soil fertility and overall farm and animal health will be the focus of a two day Farmbis subsidised workshop, to eligible participants, being presented at Sutton Grange Winery, Sutton Grange, on 5-6 December.
Outlook Conference Explores Opportunities for Australian Wine in the UK
The Australian wine industry has seen remarkable sales growth in the UK during the past decade. While growth will not continue at the same pace, there are still opportunities for success, according to The Drinks Business writer Penny Boothman.
Alternative wines doing well
The 2005 Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show has delivered another successful year with over 420 wines judged, marketing issues explored, exotic wines tasted and passionate winemakers acknowledged.
HARDY WINE COMPANY DOMINATES PRESTIGIOUS
The Hardy Wine Company has dominated South Australia’s major awards for exceptional safety in the workplace.