Impressive showing at ProWein 2017

Australian wine has had its largest showing at ProWein 2017, the world’s biggest wine trade fair held annually in Düsseldorf, with 76 wineries joining Wine Australia on its stand. ProWein saw a record number of guests with more than 58,000 trade from 130 countries attending over the course of the three-day Fair. The Wine Australia program focused on showcasing the diversity of Australian wine and challenging outdated perceptions.

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Artisan approach at Tasmania’s Domaine Simha

Domaine Simha has transformed the fine wine landscape and fostered a new outlook on what Tasmania has to offer. Just a few years after their first vintage, the exceptional wines of Domaine Simha are highly sought by collectors, sommeliers and connoisseurs across Australasia. “Tasmania is Australia’s final frontier and the natural advantages we have are unparalleled. Making wine here is like standing on the brink of a new world where everything is possible.”

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Tasmania: Xylella scare

A bacteria that has the ability to wipe out much of Tasmania’s horticultural industries could enter the state via imported cut flowers. Emergency quarantine measures were introduced to reduce the risk of Xylella fastidiosa in November 2015, but these measures do not cover cut flowers because the risk is not considered high enough. Xylella has already cost the Californian wine industry hundreds of millions of dollars and has spread to South America and Europe.

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