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Funding grants for women in the agriculture sector

In 2015 Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across all sectors. From July 1 2015 the initiative will provide women in the agriculture sector with grants for leadership development. More specifically, grant applications are open to women employed in the agriculture sector at two levels…. Continue reading »

Nominations open for the ASVO Awards for Excellence

The 4th annual Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology’s (ASVO) Awards for Excellence have been officially launched, with the ASVO today calling for nominations for the prestigious awards. Since their inception, the ASVO Awards for Excellence have attracted a high calibre of entrants and are now recognised within the industry as a demonstration of expertise… Continue reading »

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ASVO Mildura seminar -“worth the travel”

The recent Mildura seminar was a great success with comments like “what a cracking seminar” ” A great mix of info and things we can implement” and “A great event & fantastic dinner.” Attendees enjoyed networking with other delegates, presenters, and exhibitors, and had an interesting, challenging and educational few days. PDF versions of the… Continue reading »

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We are happy to announce the upcoming ASVO Mildura seminar Vineyard Longevity maintaining the asset .The seminar addresses the need of increasing productivity while protecting and enhancing the longevity of our vineyards. The Seminar will be held in Mildura on the 22-23 of July in the Mildura art Centre. This year’s keynote speaker will be… Continue reading »

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ASVO announces new President and changes to its Board

The Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) today announced that Dr Mardi Longbottom – Senior Viticulturist, Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI), has been appointed President of the ASVO. Upon accepting the appointment Dr Mardi Longbottom said “I am honoured to be elected and I would like to thank outgoing President, Paul Petrie, for his… Continue reading »

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Environmental innovation honoured in ASVO awards

L-R Jason Smith, Sue Bell, Richard Gawel, Matthew Bailey. An advocate for new wine styles and the man behind the innovative “insectarium” have taken out top honours in this year’s Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) awards. Sue Bell, from Coonawarra’s boutique Bellwether Wine, was named Winemaker of the Year and Matthew Bailey, from… Continue reading »

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Bookings open: ASVO November seminar & Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner

View full Program Download  Program  Register View Abstracts Awards Dinner The two-day Adelaide seminar begins Tuesday, November 18. This seminar presents results from  current research and provides technical information that will ensure that your knowledge is at the cutting edge. Along with the ASVO Awards for excellence gala dinner on Tuesday evening the program provides… Continue reading »

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2014 Mildura Seminar

The Mildura Seminar held in July this year, delivered on all fronts and was without a doubt one of the best..With a large gathering of grape and wine professionals from all aspects of the industry, interacting over two days, and delegates left excited by the wide range of presentations. Downloads of all formal presentations are… Continue reading »

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Mildura seminar

The ASVO annual Mildura seminar is Australia’s leading forum for viticulturists, grape growers and winemakers. Hear and learn about key economic and scientific research and analysis from leading international and local speakers from many regions and across industry. ASVO is delighted to confirm participation from: • Professor Stefano Poni, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of… Continue reading »