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News posted on Wednesday, 16 August 2006
Vignerons taking safety and environmental issues seriously
The King Valley Vignerons and Alpine Valleys Vignerons are running workshops on August 23rd at Food on Wood in Milawa, looking at safety and environmental issues.
Visy Board 2006 Great Australian Shiraz Challenge
This year’s Great Australian Shiraz Challenge, has already attracted a large number of entries from vineyards throughout Australia. Alister Purbrick, Chairman of the Great Australian Shiraz Challenge is confident in breaking last year’s record of 323 entries. “Shiraz is our most important red wine category for export and it is awards such as the Shiraz Challenge that encourage us to keep our competitive edge,” he said.
July/August Wine Industry Journal out now
Climate change is a ‘hot’ topic around the world and arguably among groups none moreso than members of the world’s wine industry. After the Global Warming and Wine conference held in Barcelona in March this year, we welcome insight from several leading climate change researchers about how wine businesses can prepare themselves for the future.
Some Like it Hot Seminar 2006 - the place to be!
Riverland winegrape growers and winemakers are invited to attend the annual Riverland wine industry technical seminar ‘Some Like it Hot 2006’ being held at the Chaffey Theatre in Renmark on Thursday 12th October.
Battening down the batches – survival challenges for small Australian wine producers
Australia’s small and medium sized wine companies have never had it so hard and they need to conduct an honest “warts and all” analysis of their businesses, and be prepared to make tough decisions to survive the current market turmoil.