This year’s Riverland Wine and Food Festival (RWFF) attracted a record crowd with 2,500 locals and visitors attending the sell-out event.
Overlooking the Murray River at Berri, the RWFF is a highlight of the Riverland events calendar, bringing the community together to enjoy all the things that make this region great – showcasing the region’s wine, cider, beer and spirits along with delicious food and non-stop entertainment in a unique shady environment.
After six years of commitment as Chair of Australia’s largest winegrower organisation, Sheridan Alm has handed the baton to Brett Proud for a three-year term. At the recent meeting of Riverland Wine the management committee were unanimous in their gratitude to Sheridan for her work as their regional Chief and unanimous in selecting Brett Proud to continue the tradition of strong leadership established by the inaugural Chair, Malcolm Hill in 2001, followed by Mick Himsworth, the late Richard Dolan, Roseanne Healy and Sheridan. The following is Brett’s manifesto for Riverland Wine as he begins the journey.
Steve Pearce, National Sales Manager for NZ Tube Mills in New Zealand, is a regular reader of our newsletter and took particular notice of the most recent edition and the ongoing issues and concerns relating to CCA treated timber.
Wine companies will be able to learn more on growing their businesses through the Growing Wine Exports and Growing Wine Tourism programs which commence on October 2.
The programs are practical and wine-specific workshops and webinars with a key focus to help new and experienced wine exporters to benefit from Australia’s strong wine export growth and growing visitor economy.