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News posted on Thursday, 22 September 2005
Celebrations to mark publishing milestone
The Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker celebrated its 500th issue this month with a party for valued advertising clients and contributors at the company’s new Adelaide premises on Tuesday 20 September. The party doubled as an occasion to mark the milestone 20th anniversary of the Winetitles’ publication, The Australian and New Zealand Wine Industry Journal.
Grapegrowers say joint venture ‘on the nose’
Simon Evans reported in The Weekend Financial Review, 17-18 September 2005, that Brian McGuigan is pushing to overturn decades of tradition in a bold bid to slash costs as the wine industry reels from grape oversupply.
New fruits of the vine
Dion Teasdale reported in the Healesville, Victoria-based Mountain Views Mail on 13 September 2005 that leading wine industry experts were given a glimpse of the soon-to-be-opened Giant Steps winery in Healesville in early September as part of the sixth Yarra Valley Wine Program.
Big retailers binge on cheap wine
Simon Evans reported in The Weekend Financial Review on 17-18 September 2005, that the excess wine sloshing around tanks and barrels at wineries across Australia is playing into the hands of supermarket giants Coles Myer and Woolworths.