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  • UK sales to pick up

    With the success of Australia’s major brands in high volume international markets, the JAEPA agreement and the renewed focus on Australian Exports through the merger of the two former industry corporations (GWRDC and Wine Australia) into the Australian Grape and Wine Authority, there are positive...

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  • Economic Partnership Agreement

    Last week the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) was signed by Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe and Tony Abbott. From a regional perspective, the best news is that the 15% tariff on bulk wine imports to Japan will be abolished immediately.

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  • WGGA membership drive

    Wine Grape Growers Australia (WGGA) is the peak industry body representing the interests of wine growers in relation to federal issues with a genuine commitment to seeing the industry prosper. It’s an incorporated association, accountable to its members through a representative board and an AGM.

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  • Spot the locals

    The leading European drinks trade magazine, The Drinks Business recently published a list of the ten biggest global wine brands by volume of sales. Pleasingly four of the top ten have solid supply bases in the Riverland, Sunraysia and the Riverina.

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  • Now is the time to…

     Previous reminders mentioned some considerations in regard to vine pruning. Since that time, bud dissection has shown that some buds on frost-affected vines had low fruitfulness, and a high degree of bud necrosis (dead buds!). Where there has been re-growth, more fruitful buds remain.

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  • Agricultural Bureau Awards

    Supporting South Australia’s Rural Communities Applications are now open for the Agricultural Bureau of South Australia longest running awards, The Peter Olsen Fellowship and the Rural Youth Bursary, through the Spirit of Excellence Awards.

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  • Weed Control Technology Field Day

    The Riverland Viticultural Technology Group (RVTG) will host a Weed Control Technology Field Day will be held on Friday, August 8 at Kingston Estate vineyard.

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  • Wine tax

    No one likes paying tax unnecessarily. Nevertheless the vast majority of wage earners and businesses realise it’s only reasonable to pay one’s fair share.

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Riverland Weather

13.6
°C
Loxton, South Australia
Shower or two clearing.
Humidity: 61%
Wind: N at 22 kph
Fri 17°C / 7°C
Sat 17°C / 5°C

Last observation: 24/07/2014 at 9:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

13.8
°C
Renmark, South Australia
Shower or two clearing.
Humidity: 61%
Wind: NNW at 20 kph
Fri 17°C / 7°C
Sat 17°C / 5°C

Last observation: 24/07/2014 at 9:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

13.6
°C
Waikerie, South Australia
Rain at times. Shower or two.
Humidity: 61%
Wind: N at 22 kph
Fri 17°C / 7°C
Sat 17°C / 5°C

Last observation: 24/07/2014 at 9:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

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