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Friday, September 28, 2012

The Australian wine industry is cyclical in nature with regular booms & busts. Those who have been around long enough will remember the “Vine Pull” scheme of 1986. During each “bust” the industry has risen to the occasion and found a “new” market for our wines thanks to the work of a few intrepid and adventurous souls in the industry.  Read More...

Alternative varieties wines show

Friday, September 28, 2012

Held in Mildura on the first weekend of November the Australian Alternative Varieties Wine Show (AAVWS) provides an excellent barometer as to how the Australian wine industry is progressing with making wine from “new” or alternative grape varieties. That is grape varieties outside the common/ usual handful that everybody grows.  Read More...