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News posted on Wednesday, 14 February 2007
Small vintage an opportunity for wine industry to change direction
The 2007 national grape vintage will probably yield up to 50% less than last year’s 2 million tonnes and represents an opportunity for the wine industry to change direction according to Wine Grape Council SA, the peak growers’ body in South Australia.
Massive decline in winegrape harvest to wipe off wine stock overhang
Wine Grape Growers Australia (WGGA), is predicting that the 2007 vintage volume will be 40% or 800,000 tonnes lower than last year – a massive drought-driven correction in national wine grape production after three consecutive record or near-record harvests in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
AlcoTECH – Alcohol adjustment technology for wine
AlcoTECH is the latest service to be offered to the Australian wine industry by Barossa Valley based Tarac Technologies.
Pinot Noir Celebration
Mornington Peninsula producers of pinot noir attended the third International Pinot Noir Celebration held at Lindenderry at Red Hill last weekend.