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  • Unsold Grape register

    Many grape growers in the region are fortunate to have contracts to sell their grapes each year. Everyone knows, particularly in trying times, a contract eases the burden of selling.

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  • Wine Intelligence

    In celebration of the 15th anniversary Wine Intelligence will be presenting Brand Power, Innovations & Trends Workshops in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. Wine Intelligence Australia team members Rodney Sammut (Country Manager – Australia and New Zealand) and Ben Luker (Business Executive –...

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  • Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission

    The Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission was established by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia on January 23, 2018. The purpose of the Royal Commission is to investigate the operations and effectiveness of the Murray-Darling Basin system. 

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  • Drying Rack Wanted

    Tim Wildman, MW is seeking the use of a drying rack in the Barmera/Berri/Loxton area for two weeks in late February/early March. In 2017 Tim started a project air drying Muscat of Alexandria grapes (Gordo) with the intention of making a high quality sweet wine from Riverland fruit. He dried two...

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  • Good press for Riverland wine

    The Riverland is Australia’s largest organic vineyard and it was great to see a Riverland organic wine getting some positive press in InDaily, Adelaide’s Independent news. In his review entitled ‘Brilliant organics in the Riverland’ Philip White gives Tom’s Drop Premium Shiraz 2015, made by...

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  • Adoption of grape growing and winemaking practices survey 2018

    The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) conducted a major survey of Australian vineyard and winery practices in late 2016. Follow-up visits were performed during 2017 to provide context to industry trends, and a final report will be issued later this year.

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  • 2018 Cellar Door Fest

    The 2018 Cellar Door Fest will be held in Adelaide from 2-4 March. As the state’s most awarded food and beverage festival, Cellar Door Fest shines a spotlight on more than 180 wineries, breweries, distilleries and food producers from across 17 South Australian regions, all under one roof at the...

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  • More 2,4-D recklessness

    Last week’s ‘Roundup’ report about the increasing frequency of off target damage caused by reckless 2,4-D herbicide spraying practices drew many responses from winegrowers, broadacre farmers and members of government agencies.

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Riverland Weather

21.5
°C
Loxton, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 79%
Wind: WNW at 17 kph
Sun 28°C / 13°C
Mon 31°C / 12°C

Last observation: 24/02/2018 at 6:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

21.3
°C
Renmark, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 77%
Wind: W at 17 kph
Sun 28°C / 13°C
Mon 31°C / 12°C

Last observation: 24/02/2018 at 6:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

21.5
°C
Waikerie, South Australia
Partly cloudy.
Humidity: 79%
Wind: WNW at 17 kph
Sun 28°C / 12°C
Mon 31°C / 10°C

Last observation: 24/02/2018 at 6:30
All weather data supplied by the Bureau of Meteorology.

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