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Allergen residue testing

Casein, skim milk and egg (whites and albumin) are commonly used fining agents in winemaking, but potentially leave traces in finished wine that could cause allergies in some sensitive people. Screening wine for allergen residues is critical if exporting to the European Union (EU) or to Canada through the Liquor Control Board of Ontario. Unfiltered […]

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Controlling CO2 and O2 in wine

In the wine industry there are many applications that require the addition or removal of gases. The control of both carbon dioxide and oxygen is paramount in both the product and any make-up fluids to prevent spoilage or changes to the product. Whilst there are existing methods used to control the levels of both carbon […]

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Exporting wine made easy

Exporting wine overseas can seem very complicated, but AWRI Commercial Services makes the process as easy as possible. The highly experienced customer service team can advise on the analytical requirements for different countries and work through the paperwork needed for each specific export destination. Late harvest and botrytised wines can be exported with the VI1 […]

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Tri Base Blue

Now with a wider usage rate, Nufarm’s Tri-Base Blue will tick all your boxes. Extensive research by our research and development team has allowed us to register a new low rate of 125mL/100L reduces copper load and cost without compromising the superior control of downy mildew you expect from Tri-Base Blue.

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Tough on botrytis, soft on grapes: Botector

Tough on botrytis, yet soft on grapes, Botector is the no.1 biological fungicide choice for the protection of grapevines. With an application window suitable for use right up to harvest with no pre-harvest restrictions, organic certification and a novel mode of action, providing competitive exclusion of botrytis, Botector must be part of your plans for […]

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Minimising microbial spoilage risk during packaging

Wine packaging processes strongly influence the integrity of wine that reaches consumers. If microbial contamination occurs during packaging it can cause off-flavours and hazes/deposits, which negatively affect consumer perception. The worst cases of such problems can result in costly product recalls and brand damage. AWRI Commercial Services offers microbiological audits for wine packaging facilities to […]

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Introducing Lyza 5000 Wine: the evolution of wine analysis

Lyza 5000 Wine is Anton Paar’s novel solution for fast multi-parameter analysis in wine production, wine laboratories, and filling plants. Highest precision, a multitude of parameters, fast measurement times, and the user-friendly touchscreen interface are the essential components of the instrument that has been tailor-made for the wine industry. Do you want to speed up […]

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China Wine Competition early bird pricing ending soon

The China Wine Competition looks to recognise, reward, and help promote wine brands that have successfully been created to identify with and target a specific wine drinker. For any wine brand to earn its place on a retailer’s shelf or a restaurant’s wine list – and then vitally, stay there – they need to be marketable and consumer […]

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International media expert returns home for impact conference

Wine Industry Suppliers Australia (WISA) is pleased to announce Felicity Carter as a Keynote Speaker for the Conference to be held in Orange this September. A European-based Aussie, international wine judge, editor-in-chief of Meininger’s Wine Business International Magazine and member of Gourmet Traveller’s WINE list of the year award panel,  Felicity’s engaging presentation will offer surprising, and timely, insights into […]

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The 6th annual Melbourne International Wine Competition

The 6th annual Melbourne International Wine Competition (MIWC) is being held on June 23rd at the RACV Club in the heart of Melbourne. Beers and Spirits will also be judged on the day. The MIWC is the only international wine competition where all judges are real trade buyers judging the wine by its category and actual price; we call […]

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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 […]

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Putting the sense in sensory

AWRI Commercial Services offers a wide range of sensory services to the wine industry. Expert sensory staff, experienced sensory panels and world-class facilities allow tailored sensory solutions to be developed to suit your needs. Each wine submitted is assessed independently by at least five trained, highly skilled AWRI judges. Judges qualify to participate on AWRI […]

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Frontline pest and disease management for healthy vineyards 25th-26th July

Early identification is the key to a rapid and effective biosecurity response so it is imperative that growers, viticulturists and consultants have the skills and knowledge to identify biosecurity threats and their symptoms. The upcoming ASVO seminar presents and discusses the trends, concerns and practical challenges encountered and the most recent innovations solutions adopted against […]

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Wine Communicators of Australia visits Adelaide

How do we connect with consumers? What’s worked for the panel in this Q&A series to be hosted by Andre Eikmeier of Vinomofo? We have writer Tony Love, CEO Mary Hamilton, socials guru Mikyla Gilbert and WCA board member Justine Henschke lining up to share their stories of glory and pitfalls. A casual night to […]

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Australian Shiraz wins the best wine of the year at 2018 London Wine Competition

348 medals are awarded to 26 different proud wine producing countries selected from thousands of entries by the inaugural 2018 London Wine Competition demonstrating its broad appeal to the kaleidoscope that is the wine industry. Uniquely judging against rigorous standards of quality, value and presentation the London Wine Competition judges came from many different trade […]

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Book your Hills Heist classes at Winebar One!

On Tuesday, 8 May more than 25 Adelaide Hills wineries will descend on the very new Winebar One in Surry Hills for three hours of tastings and masterclasses. With around 70 wines on offer, the trade will be able taste their way through the 70km stretch of the Adelaide Hills from sparkling wine and gruner […]

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