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News posted on Monday, 17 December 2007

Rising Margaret River star takes out 2008 Blue Gold and top 100
Rising Margaret River star Chalice Bridge has finished the year with a top 100 listing and Blue Gold Award in the 2008 Sydney International Wine Competition for its 2007 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc.

Australian Plonky is the autobiography of Ian Hickinbotham
In just fifty years, Australian winemakers had to progressively change from making 70% fortified wine to 90% table wine, and it was during this period that Ian Hickinbotham made his substantial contribution to the wine industry.

Grape industry Finnished?
Moves have been made in Parliament to put the brakes on a proposal that would make Finland an official wine producer in the European Union.

Winegrowers get a taste for salinity
Improving grapevine tolerance to salinity using rootstock genetics is the challenge currently being undertaken by the South Burnett Wine Industry Association (SBWIA).

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