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News posted on Wednesday, 23 January 2008
Perricoota vintage update
With the dry conditions persisting through September and October, above average rainfall in November has been a welcome relief for all growers in the Perricoota region, writes Perricoota Grape Growers Association president, Michael Gray.
Code of Conduct comes into force
The Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WFA) and Wine Grape Growers’ Australia (WGGA) have agreed to a voluntary Code of Conduct for the Australian wine industry, signifying a landmark achievement between grapegrowers and winemakers.
Timely legal advice for growers
Winegrape growers are being urged to ensure they are protected legally if the business buying their grapes fails.
Requirements for certified biodynamic production
A further option for producers entering the organic marketplace is for them to operate their farms according to biodynamic (BD) principles and to obtain a licence to apply the biodynamic label to their produce.