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Community first

When Riverland Wine Members met last week to focus on the future. They were each invited to jot down their three ‘top of mind’ sentiments. The responses were many and

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WHS tips

The South Australian Wine Industry Association (SAWIA) has created a series of handy Work Health & Safety tips for wineries and growers.

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Mildew history

This may seem a little ‘dry’ but read on. History is important when mapping futures. In 1970, research on grapevine downy mildew in the Riverland began in Loxton. From 1970-75,

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Demand is pushing prices

From all reports in the past week, demand for Riverland Winegrapes is STRONG; so strong in fact it’s been very hard to get any grapes listed on the Grapes for

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Meetings

The first two weeks of 2020 have been flat chat for most growers and winemakers as preparations continue towards an uncertain harvest; uncertain because of the unknowns with very few

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Carryover

The private carryover policy came into effect in the 2019-20 water use year and the NRM Board has heard that amendments could be made to improve its effectiveness. The 2019

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Hands off

In June of 2018 Riverland Wine growers boldly invited a team of senior academics from the University of Adelaide to come to the Riverland and work with them to develop

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Prices

In September, after the Wine Industry Market Study, ACCC Commissioner Mick Keough said “Wine grape sector contracts and price transparency must improve. Kingston Estate Wines prices were released last week

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Work Health & Safety Tips

The South Australian Wine Industry Association (SAWIA) has created a series of handy Work Health & Safety tips for wineries, which we will share over the coming weeks.

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Carryover Rules to be Reviewed

Save the date: Tuesday, February 4 at LRC The South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Natural Resources Management (SAMDB NRM) Board, in partnership with the Department for Environment and Water (DEW), is

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Christmas Time

It’s already Christmas so it’s time to dig deep, put aside worries and woes and celebrate all the good things we have to be grateful for in the Riverland, especially

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