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News posted on Wednesday, 27 July 2005
Exciting young talent emerging from Tasmania
Fran Austin, winemaker and manager at Bay of Fires Winery in Tasmania, was named winner of the Qantas Medal on 26 July 2005, awarded to the country’s most exciting emerging winemaker aged 32 and under.
Grapegrowers - register your interest now for Weed Control Demonstration Days
Australian Viticulture magazine has teamed up with the Ancient River vineyard in central Victoria to stage demonstration days where commercially available products and services will be demonstrated in a commercial vineyard.
Discover how your business could pick up a piece of a $30 billion market
Austrade invites wine industry personnel to a free briefing session on the ongoing significance of Japan/Korea as critical markets for Australian Exporters. If you'd like to start exporting, or expand your business by further export, Japan and Korea are markets you can't ignore.
Search for the ideal visitor at food and wine event
THE inaugural Australian Wine and Food Tourism Conference will take place next week at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The director of Australasia Marketing at Tourism Australia Andrew McEvoy said the conference was about growing the wine and food tourism industry in a sustainable way to create further employment, especially in regional areas.
Vignerons head to Cowra
AN INCREASING number of Orange district vignerons are using the Cowra Wine Show to help gauge the quality of their wines.
Champagne, Napa join forces to protect wine labels
Associations representing some of the world's best-known wine regions vowed on Tuesday to protect the names of their regions and to combat their misuse on bottle labels.
Winemaker among the nation's very best
PETER Bissell, a "magician" from the Coonawarra region in the state's South-East, has been recognised as one of the nation's finest winemakers.
Grape Networks, Inc., Announces the World's First Web Enabled Commercial Application of a Wireless Mesh Sensor Network for Vineyards
Grape Networks, Inc., a pioneer in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs), a breakthrough new technology that consists of quarter-sized sensors that serve as wireless routers on a network, today announced that Napa Valley's Beringer Vineyards' is implementing what is believed to be the first commercial wireless sensor network in a production vineyard.
AUS: Squeeze for winemakers - Grape glut hurting North East vignerons
THE North East wine industry is facing “nervous times” as the Australian market teeters on the brink of a short-term disaster, a Rutherglen vigneron said yesterday.
Growers take high ground over wine region names
A PROPOSAL to establish an additional wine region within the Central Ranges has uncorked some very vigorous and at times unpalatable debate within the Orange Region Vignerons Association.
Wine industry crisis 'near breaking point'
GRAPEGROWERS are bearing the brunt of risk and cost-cutting in the wine industry and are at breaking point, according to one 30-year winery industry veteran.