If we could see around corners and over horizons, plotting a pathway to future prosperity would be much less difficult. Given that we don’t have those capabilities we must work with what we have. Perhaps the most important thing we can all do is to believe that there are better ways of doing what we do; and that we will find solutions, if we work together.
Australia’s largest winegrower co-operative – CCW has notified the industry this week that after 14 years in the chair, one of the region’s best known identities Jim Caddy has stepped down from the top job and been replaced by fellow board member Peter Hill of Loxton North.
There will be a phylloxera outbreak in the Riverland on Wednesday June 4, or so it would seem. Phylloxera Board CEO, Alan Nankivell will notify the industry that an outbreak has been detected in a Monash vineyard owned and operated by well-known Riverland entrepreneur and identity.
More than 80 growers attended the recent round of breakfast meeting at Waikerie, Barmera, Renmark and Loxton.
Growers and winery staff, who attended the meetings, were invited to provide feedback about their experiences of the 2014 vintage and to consider a number of forward looking projects and the Strategic Plan being developed by Riverland Wine, to be published at the end of June.