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  • 60 Years of AWRI Support

      2015 marks 60 years for the Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) – 60 years of world class research and technical support for Australia’s wine industry.

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  • SA Wine Industry Strategic Plan

    The South Australian Wine Industry Association and the Wine Grape Council South Australia are developing a South Australian Wine Industry Strategic Plan, and would like members of the wine industry to participate in an online survey If you have any questions please contact Brian Smedley on (08)...

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  • Book your summit seats NOW

    Bookings are now open for the Wine Grape Council of SA’s 2015 SA Winegrape Growers Summit to be held on Friday 17 July at the Adelaide Oval.

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  • Look out!

    Regressive tax on the way! A regressive tax is generally a tax that is applied uniformly. This means that it hits lower-income individuals hardest. In recent years Riverland Wine has often warned of the likelihood of a tax policy review that will increase the tax on wine and make life more...

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  • 2015 Planting Orders

     If you need any planting material for spring, time is running out to get your orders in. Riverland Vine Improvement Committee is taking orders for grapevine material for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.

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  • Now is the time to…

    Now is the time to consider your pruning requirements for the year. Determine how best to prune your patches to suit your finished wine requirements. A well set up mechanical prune should mean the requirements of a hand clean up may be reduced to achieve the desired level of pruning to suit your...

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  • AWRI workshop

     Approximately 35 people attended a workshop ‘Adapting to difficult vintages’ presented by the AWRI in the Renmark Hotel on Wednesday May 13. Those attending comprised winemakers, growers and viticulture technical service providers.

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  • Vine Decline – Blackfoot

    Some growers across the region are reporting problems with vines on rootstocks declining and in some cases dying. This seems commonly but not always related to Ruggeri rootstock. Testing of some of these vines has shown the presence of a fungus known as ‘blackfoot’. However, this organism is...

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What's On!

  • Tutored Tastings

    Are you interested in learning more about wine and developing your sensory evaluation skills?

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  • ChemCert Courses

    Anyone who sprays or prepares S7 chemicals (ie Sprayseed) in SA is required to hold a Chemical Accreditation.

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  • 2015 Barossa Pruning Expo

    Wednesday, June 3 Nuriootpa Research Station The day will commence at 8am, with a pruning competition, which is open to anyone involved in viticulture, and a trade show in the morning followed by a pruning workshop in the afternoon. Registration for the...

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Riverland Weather

8.2
°C
Loxton, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 94%
Wind: NW at 9 kph
Mon 18°C / 7°C
Tue 14°C / 6°C

Last observation: 31/05/2015 at 1:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

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Renmark, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 99%
Wind: W at 6 kph
Mon 18°C / 7°C
Tue 14°C / 6°C

Last observation: 31/05/2015 at 1:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

8.2
°C
Waikerie, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 94%
Wind: NW at 9 kph
Mon 18°C / 7°C
Tue 15°C / 6°C

Last observation: 31/05/2015 at 1:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

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