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Friday 18 April 2014

Victoria

Bushfires used to test impact of smoke on wine

Wine scientists are recreating bushfires to help understand the impact of smoke on wine production.

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 No Comments »

Students trade dead rats for drinks

A New Zealand university has taken an unusual approach to ridding Wellington of pests by encouraging its students to trade in dead rats for a drink at the student bar.

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine industry gives helping hand to struggling farmers

A wine processor in Australia’s New South Wales has offered its surplus grape marc to farmers in neighbouring Victoria who are struggling to find feed for their cattle.

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 No Comments »

£12m of cannabis found in Victoria vineyard

Two men from New South Wales have been arrested for cultivating a crop of cannabis with a street value of £12m in a neglected vineyard in Victoria.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 2 Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 4. Perfecting Pinot

Burgundy appreciation is clearly evident among Australia’s winemakers, and among those producing Pinot Noir, it’s an obsession.

Friday, January 11th, 2013 No Comments »

Best’s Shiraz cleans up at Royal Melbourne Wine Show

One wine has cleaned up all three major trophies at the Royal Melbourne Wine Show (RMWS), in results announced at a gala dinner in Melbourne on Thursday night.

Friday, October 26th, 2012 No Comments »

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