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Nominations for 2018 Awards now open

Do you know someone doing outstanding things in the wine sector? Take a moment to acknowledge someone whom you believe has excelled in their field, so they may be honored nationally for their contributions to the wine industry. All you need to do is send us their name and email, we will do the rest…. Continue reading »

Applications now open for the 2018 ASVO Scholarship to attend AWAC

The 2018 ASVO Scholarship to attend the Advanced Wine Assessment Course (AWAC) administered by the Australian Wine Research institute (AWRI) is now open. The ASVO Scholarship is a nationally competitive scholarship which offers high-achieving individuals an opportunity to undertake vocational or professional development in wine assessment. The ASVO Scholarship is part of the highly valued… Continue reading »

2017 Award winners

Liz Riley ASVO Viticulturist of the year 2017 2017 Award winners The ASVO Viticulturist of the year, was awarded Liz Riley, owner and operator of Vitibit, a viticultural consultancy based in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Liz was recognised for her expertise in the sustainable management of vineyard pests and diseases including her contribution… Continue reading »

2017 Awards dinner *SOLD OUT*

Awards dinner has sold out (again). The Society is gearing up to make the fifth annual Awards the best yet. Held in conjunction with Crush we are expecting more than 200 guests, and we would like to thank our members for their continued support and participation in making the awards a success. The dinner at… Continue reading »

Registrations now open for the ASVO oenology Seminar & workshop, “Sensory evaluation – a taste of the science”

Registrations are now open for the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO), Oenology Seminar, “Sensory evaluation – a taste of the science” to be held on Wednesday 15th November at the Waite Campus, Adelaide. Local and international guest speakers will report on the most recent developments in sensory science and provide updates on innovative… Continue reading »

2017 ASVO AWAC scholarship winner

Matthew Large, Shadowfax Wines, Victoria A major objective of the ASVO is to promote education in viticulture and oenology and to ensure and maintain the highest standards of quality for these educational objectives. This year the ASVO is supporting one of its members to participate in the Advanced Wine Assessment Course (AWAC), delivered by the… Continue reading »

2017 ASVO Winemaker of the Year finalists

ASVO is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 ASVO Winemaker of the year award. Finalists: Julian Allport, Winemaker, Moore’s Hill, Tasmania Jeremy Dineen, Chief Winemaker, Josef Chromy Wines, Tasmania Fiona Donald, Senior Winemaker, Seppeltsfield, South Australia Mike Hayes, Viticulturist and Winemaker, Symphony Hill Wines, Queensland Read more here The winners of the ASVO… Continue reading »

Finalists announced Viticulturist of the year award 2017

The Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 ASVO Viticulturist of the year award. Finalists: Nick Dry Lee Haselgrove Liz Riley The winners of the ASVO Viticulturist and Winemaker of the year will be announced at an Awards ceremony and dinner on November 14th at Carrick… Continue reading »