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News posted on Friday, 17 February 2006
Wine Grape Growers’ Australia appoints first director
The peak national wine grape growers body – Wine Grape Growers’ Australia (WGGA) – has appointed experienced wine industry advocate, Mark McKenzie, as its first Executive Director. Mr McKenzie joins WGGA after 10 years as Chief Executive of the Victorian Wine Industry Association.
Seeking sustainable protection against garden weevil
A boost to efforts in Western Australia to develop practical, effective and sustainable management of garden weevil has been provided through GWRDC Regional Development Initiative funding. The Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker reported in its February issue that the principal partners are the WA Department of Agriculture and Curtin University.
Wine consumers spoilt for choice this summer
Signs of a bumper 2006 harvest across most Australian wine regions means wine lovers will be spoiled for choice this summer with many wineries and wine outlets set to offer great wine at low prices.