Latest News

  • Long Table Gala Dinner

    Dominic Wines are hosting the 2016 Long Table Gala Dinner on Saturday, October 8 in a marquee overlooking the Murray River at the Berri Rowing Club.  The dinner will feature a five-course meal prepared by Riverland chef Peter Kent and a Charity Auction with all funds raised going to the Make-A-Wish...

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  • Gazania Trial completed – there is no magic bullet

    In a response to member concerns, for the last two seasons Riverland Wine Viticultural Technical Group (RVTG) has been trialling a wide range of treatments in an attempt to find an economical and effective control for gazanias – an increasingly problematic weed.

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  • Breakfast Meetings

    Spring is here; spray rigs will soon be in full swing; then Christmas, then back into harvest! The modest improvement in 2016 grape prices must be maintained and improved in 2017 and beyond, to break the long-term, downward price trend.  For the majority of members neither grape nor wine production...

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  • Biosecurity rocks!

    Arguably this region’s most prized credentials are its biosecurity achievements, right up there alongside its world-class irrigation credentials and its reputation for clean, green, low chemical and purity credentials.  Fruit fly free status and phylloxera free status don’t come easily.  Lose them...

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  • Get your grapes listed pronto

    With the early signs of an upswing in demand in 2017, a number of growers have already contacted the Association and requested early publication and circulation of the ‘Grapes for Sale register.  The first issue will be distributed to SA wineries that crush more than 500 tonnes per annum in the...

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  • Delivering More, Better

    Achieving sustainability is a colossal challenge for the majority of Riverland winegrowing businesses.  The region’s reputation for being unflappable and growers’ habits of hard work, patience, persistence, resilience, stamina, staying-power and toughness have been pushed to the limit for almost a...

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  • Murray River Walk joins Great Walks of Australia

    This column recently featured a short piece about an outstanding new drawcard for tourists to this great region: Murray River Walk.  The feedback from early groups of walkers has been fantastic.  Just last week, business owner Tony Sharley was over the moon to be advised the Murray River Walk has...

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  • New clones should prove to be winners

    Over the last three years, Riverland Wine in collaboration with Riverland Vine Improvement Committee (RVIC) and Yalumba has been funding an extensive trial of new grapevine clones being grown under Riverland conditions. ‘But what’s wrong with the old ones?’ I hear you say.

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Riverland Weather

9.9
°C
Loxton, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 57%
Wind: ENE at 7 kph
Mon 20°C / 9°C
Tue 19°C / 9°C

Last observation: 28/08/2016 at 19:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

12.5
°C
Renmark, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 42%
Wind: NNE at 9 kph
Mon 20°C / 9°C
Tue 19°C / 9°C

Last observation: 28/08/2016 at 19:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

9.9
°C
Waikerie, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 57%
Wind: ENE at 7 kph
Mon 20°C / 9°C
Tue 20°C / 9°C

Last observation: 28/08/2016 at 19:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

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