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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »

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ASVO renewals

ASVO membership expires June 30 each year. Renew early and save. Special earlybird pricing is available from 1st May to May 30 Why not take advantage of our early-bird offer and renew your membership today. Renew now to ensure that you continue to enjoy: Discounted registration to the ASVO seminars. Subscription to the Australian Journal… Continue reading »

ASVO Mildura seminar

Searching for the Sweet Spot – optimal yield and quality – in Mildura This year’s much anticipated ASVO Mildura seminar will be held from noon on Thursday the 24th of July to noon on Friday the 25th in the Mildura Arts Centre. Respected voices in research will join with industry names synonymous with cutting-edge winegrowing… Continue reading »

Message from the President

This year has been another busy and successful year for the ASVO; we spent much of the year collaborating with the AWRI to host the 15th Australian Wine Industry Conference and I am confident that attendees found the event interesting an enjoyable. We increased our presence through sponsorship of the ‘Into the Winelight’ session, and… Continue reading »


2013 ASVO Annual Awards for Excellence

A fantastic night, with a great crowd and excellent food and wine to match, the winners of the Australian Society of Viticulture & Oenology 2013 ASVO Awards for Excellence were announced at the ASVO gala dinner on Thursday November 24th at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide. ASVO President Paul Petrie and the MC Peter… Continue reading »