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News posted on Thursday, 26 February 2009
Winemakers and brewers welcome Government ruling on non spirit based alcopops
The Federal Government’s decision to amend its alcopops tax bill to include ‘malternatives’ – ready-to-mix drinks made from the alcohol extracted from wine or beer - has been welcomed by the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WFA) and the Brewers Association of Australia and New Zealand (BAANZ).
GWRDC board heads to SA’s Limestone Coast
The Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation will hold its next board meeting in South Australia’s Limestone Coast region.
Taxpayers foot grape spill bill
Riverland taxpayers could be left footing the bill for a number of grape spills across the region this year.