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News posted on Tuesday, 20 June 2006
National growers body urges severe vintage reduction in 2007
Wine Grape Growers Australia (WGGA), has called on all growers to prune for substantially reduced yields in the 2007 vintage, and for uncontracted growers to seriously consider ‘mothballing’ or hibernating their vineyards for the next season to save their input costs and prevent them from more rapidly reducing their financial resources, as net incomes continue to diminish.
Pinot Noir vintage to save lives
Sergeant Aaron Nicholson, the Search and Rescue (SAR) Co-ordinator for Wanaka and representing the Queenstown SAR group said, "Both groups are delighted to receive $15,000 from the Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration Trust."
Technical Forum - BVS Supervin screw closures
National rigid packaging distributor Plasdene Glass-Pak, together with Auscap Closure systems is hosting a Technical Forum on BVS Supervin Screw Closures for the Lower and Upper Hunter wine producing regions of NSW.