Future Leaders 17 applications closing soon

If you want to ‘be next’ in leading Australia’s grape and wine community to future prosperity then you’ll need to be quick because applications for Future Leaders 17 close on Thursday 9 March.
And if you know someone who is ready to be challenged, ready to step up and ready to help shape the future of Australia’s grape and wine community, let them know they should get their application ready.

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Vintage will be worth the wait

Many wine growers across Victoria’s North East are still to begin harvest but those picking are reporting all signs point to an exceptional 2017 vintage. Growers have also welcomed a drop in humidity which has helped maintain fruit quality at the key development stages. “We were all a bit concerned with the humidity that was experienced over the recent growing season but, really, the past couple of weeks have been splendid,” said Damien Cofield, winemaker at Cofield Wines, Wahgunyah.

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The History of Amphoras in Winemaking, As Seen in Alentejo, Portugal

As I’ve earlier written, To Understand Portuguese Wines, One Must First Understand the People. This continues to be my mantra, most especially after having spent 10 days in Portugal with Delfim Costa, when he was working with Enoforum Wines. In world history, Portugal was invaded by the Romans (like the rest of Europe). When they […]

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