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News posted on Thursday, 22 February 2007
Sports stars meet on the MCG for competition in “Field of Wines”
In a unique opportunity for lovers of both sport and wine, the “v-know” wine event group has secured the use of the MCG playing surface for a wine tasting that will feature sporting icons involved in the world of wine.
Campbell Mattinson wins prestigious Saltram Wine Communicator award
Australian wine writer Campbell Mattinson has been named the Saltram Australian Wine Communicator 2006 for his book ‘The Wine Hunter’.
Blackwood visits Frankland for grape tour
Seventeen grape and wine producers from the Blackwood Valley toured the Frankland Wine Region last Friday 9th February to discuss vineyard and disease management issues.
Granite Belt seizes high ground in Queensland’s wine tourism race
The newly-merged Granite Belt Wine & Tourism Inc (GBWT) marked this week’s historic handover of the visitor information centre by announcing its new team of talent tasked with driving visitor growth and satisfaction.
Queensland consistency of results confirmed at the Royal Sydney Wine Show 2007
Most of the better known wine shows require a minimum quantity of wine, from 900 to 5,000 litres or more, as a condition of entry. Some of the Granite Belt Wineries do produce enough wine to qualify for these shows but many are just too small.
New agent for Procork
Victorian-based Winemaking Supplies & Services has recently added the brand of Procork as another of the quality companies the supplier has come to distribute.