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Tuesday May 12, 2015 Twenty-five Adelaide Hills vineyards test positive to smoke taint but fail to draw compensation

Twenty-five vineyards in the Adelaide Hills, with grapes that have tested positive to smoke taint, are unlikely to receive compensation.


Friday August 15, 2014 The Australian almond industry is blossoming into its best season yet

Wines of Bleasdale

THE Australian almond industry is the country’s most valuable horticultural export industry and this season is shap­ing up to be its best yet. Last year almonds became the first Australian horticultural product to break...


Wednesday July 16, 2014 The Wines of Bleasdale

Wines of Bleasdale

LANGHORNE Creek, on the Fleurieu Peninsula south of Adelaide, is arguably the most underrated region in Australia.


Wednesday July 16, 2014 Aussie wine exports: average value up, total exports down

Despite a decline in total exports, the last financial year saw a rise in the average value of wine, according to a report released by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority.


Friday July 04, 2014 New Grape and Wine Authority names Acting CEO

The new Australian Grape and Wine Authority has named Andreas Clark as its acting chief executive officer. The Authority (AGWA) commenced operations on 1 July 2014, and Clark will lead the new body through its early stages.


Friday July 04, 2014 Remembering wheat breeder Tony Rathjen

South Australia has lost one of its most prominent grain breeders, Dr Tony Rathjen. Dr Rathjen's varieties at one stage made up more than 40 per cent of the wheat grown in Australia .


Sunday May 25, 2014 Grain Groups Vie For Top Role

FEDERAL Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce has written to national grain groups asking them to submit expressions of interest outlining their credentials to be the industry’s Representative Organisation (RO). Grain Producers...


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