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News posted on Thursday, 17 August 2006
Riesling challenge attracts all time record number of entries
The 2006 Hyatt International Riesling Challenge has attracted a record number of entries with winemakers from eight countries registering.
Three million bottles a year carry the SIWC story
Entries close September 9 for the 2007 Sydney International Wine Competition, the world¹s only major competition in which wines are judged with food.
Grand opening of the Mount Benson wine and tourism centre
Mount Benson is a rural community located on the Southern Ports Highway halfway between Kingston and Robe on the south east coast of South Australia. In the mid-1800’s wool production and the harvesting of wattle bark destined for tanneries in Melbourne, Adelaide and the UK were the main economic activities.
Cool climate wines head north
Victoria’s cool climate wines were recently in the spotlight at a major international food service exhibition.
Australian wine industry to face greater challenges
The Institute of Chartered Accountants is holding its annual Business of Wine Conference in Melbourne (19 October) and Adelaide (20 October). Each conference will present industry renowned speakers over nine concurrent sessions, providing Australian grape growers, the opportunity to learn more about industry developments and strategies to help overcome current economic difficulties and build the wine business for the future.
A market on the rise - Part II of Denis Gastin’s China series
By any measure, China’s market for wine is significant – and it is growing rapidly.