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Mixing it up

Co-fermentation and field blending justifies winemakers’ efforts Although co-fermentation and field blending are well-established techniques,

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2018 Melbourne International Wine Competition Entries Now Open

The Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC) is now taking wine submissions. Now in its fifth year, MIWC will be held in the heart of Melbourne on June 24-25, 2018.
MIWC sets itself apart with its judging panel – made up of real trade-only buyers who will judge wines by category and actual price. This is a great opportunity for established wines to reconnect with true trade buyers and for new wines to be discovered.

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DWWA Webinar Series – 9, 16 & 23 May 2018

Direct Wine Workshops Australia is a 3-part online webinar series presented by Sandra Hess of DTC Wine Workshops and Robin Shaw of Wine Tourism Australia for Australian wine companies wishing to enhance their direct sales. The first online workshop kicks off on Wed 9 May, followed by workshop 2 on Wed 16 May with the final workshop on Wed 23 May. Participants will learn essential skills to effectively convert cellar door visitors to loyal customers. Aimed at small and medium sized wineries, the series will provide a strong foundation for developing and implementing a successful direct-to-consumer strategy.

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Grow Your Bulk, Contract Bottling and Private Label Business in USA

Join the biggest gathering of the Private Label, Bulk Wine, Bulk Spirits, Contract Brewing and Contract Manufacturing Industry on July 25-26 in San Francisco. No show offers buyers a greater opportunity to meet producers who offer private label wine, spirits, bulk wine, bulk spirits and contract manufacturing. The 2nd Annual IBWSS San Francisco Exhibitor registration deadline is April 30, 2018 so book your exhibitor spot and get set to grow your bulk, private and contract business in the US market. To learn more about the show and full conference schedule, please visit

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Lallemand Global Wine Technical Conference; Blenheim, New Zealand 2018

A Technical meeting to be held in Blenheim will centre on two iconic New Zealand varieties – Sauvignon blanc and Pinot noir – and will focus on how to shape the unique wine style while maintaining regionality and personality. World renowned researchers and practitoners will present cutting edge wine microbiology research and discuss final product and consumer research.

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Book of the Week

Australian & New Zealand Wine Industry Directory 2018

The 2018/36th annual edition lists Australian wineries (categorised by state) and New Zealand wineries. Comprehensive listings of wine industry suppliers, industry personnel, distributors, retailers, brands and a buyers’ guide are also included. It also lists teaching and research institutions, courses (university, TAFE and other), industry organisations, wine writers, bloggers and publications, and a calendar of events (including wine shows). 

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