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News posted on Tuesday, 16 October 2007
Angove's senior winemaker named Riverland Winemaker of the Year
Angove's senior winemaker Warwick Billings was named the Riverland Winemaker of the Year at the annual Riverland Wine show presentation dinner.
Young tourism professional recognised
Barossa Wine and Tourism’s Marketing and Administration Coordinator Brooke Modra, has been selected as South Australia’s Inaugural Young Tourism Ambassador for the Australian Regional Tourism Convention to be held in Canberra from 30 October to 2 November 2007.
ACCC takes firm action on Code contracts
Horticulture Australia Council (HAC), the peak national body representing horticultural industries, has welcomed the firm action taken by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in warning traders and growers against contracts which may not be compliant with the mandatory Horticulture Code of Conduct.
Nearly 500 entries in quest for world’s best Riesling title
The six judges for the 2007 Canberra International Riesling Challenge have begun the enormous job of assessing the 482 entries – a record number – in the search for the overall winner which will be awarded the new trophy for ‘World’s Best Riesling’.
It’s Cabernet Celebrations Weekend and the Poplars first time
The Poplars Winery will host an event for Cabernet Celebrations this weekend for the very first time.
Wine scribe tackles the big issues for industry and consumers
Leading Australian wine writer Max Allen has alerted readers of Daily Wine News that from this weekend (20-21 October) he will writing an additional column in the Weekend Australian Magazine.