The Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) last night announced the Awards for Excellence winners for 2020. • 2020 ASVO Viticulturist of the year – Dr Mark Krstic • 2020 ASVO Winemaker of the year – Peter Leske 2020 ASVO Viticulturist of the Year Mark Krstic is the managing director of the Australian Wine … Continue reading Viticulturist and Winemaker of the year winners announced
The Australian grape and wine community is well known for its experimental and innovative attitudes towards growing and producing wine, Wine Australia explains. The Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show (AAVWS) is one event that both encourages interest in different varieties and showcases new gems. With the next AAVWS to be held in Mildura from November … Continue reading Australian grapegrowers and consumers becoming more experimental
Australian wine exports continue to experience strong growth, with an increase of 11 per cent in value to $2.71 billion for the year ended 30 September 2018. Wine Australia reports that Australian wine also rose in volume to 5 per cent to 842 million litres, for the year ended 30 September 2018. Shipments of bottled wine … Continue reading Australian wine continues to be the flavour of international markets
A research team from the University of Tasmania (UTAS) is using climate science to provide the Australian grape and wine community with information on dealing with climate change. The team has provided tools and practical management options to help the industry face the challenges of short-term climate cycles and long-term climate change. Led by Dr … Continue reading Research aims to help grapegrowers deal with climate change challenges
Crop forecasting technology company, CropLogic, has secured space in Mildura, Australia, as part of the Mildura Regional Development Smart Farm project. The expansion is a collaboration with SproutX, Mildura Regional Development and the Victorian government. CropLogic’s future growth strategy highlights a specified region in South-East Australia that includes Mildura, which confirms the area has a high percentage … Continue reading CropLogic secures space in Mildura, Australia as part of Smart Farm project
Barnyardy. Herbacious. Unctuous. Chewy. Hedonistic. Ponderous. Shallow. Backward. The wine industry has been using evocative descriptors to characterise the taste and aroma of its products for generations. But how does the industry justify such precise language to describe such a subjective experience?
Submissions to the Federal Government’s Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) Rebate Discussion Paper close this Friday – let’s hope this inquiry will bring some equity and simplification, asked vintner Des Caulfield.
The 41st annual Riverina Wine Show results have been announced and as in previous years the entries and winning wines have celebrated the depth of quality and diversity in the Australian wine industry.