We’re asking for your input on two matters. We know you’re busy so we have kept the survey to less than 10 questions. We want to know which topics you’d like covered in the 2014 Mildura seminar. We want the seminar to be relevant and helpful to you, and we’ll set the program based on… Continue reading »
ASVO Members are entitled to discount registration to the Australian Industry Technical Conference. The ASVO offers its members 10% discount on standard conference registration. To take advantage of the member discount join the ASVO today.
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 »
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 »
It took us a while but attendees who registered for the Managing Difficult Vintages Seminar can now look forward to receiving the proceedings on CD-ROM by mail in mid-March. Conference participants will receive a copy of the proceedings as part of their registration costs. The proceedings will also be available for purchase through ASVO website.
Depending on where you live vintage will range from being well and truly underway to just starting. This is a good time to check the wall of your grape receival area to see the state of your MOG (Matter Other than Grapes) posters. If they are looking a little tatty or faded (or are even… Continue reading »
The ASVO is pleased to announce that five students have been successful is gaining scholarships to attend the IX International Symposium on Grapevine Physiology and Biotechnology (Grapevine Chile 2013) in La Serena, Chile. Marcos Bonada and Sally Foletta will both make oral presentations at the symposium, while Johannes Scharwies, Darren Wong and David Contreras Pezoa… Continue reading »
The ASVO is pleased to announce that we have successfully negotiated a discount registration pricing agreement with the AWITC. The issue has engendered considerable interest among members for some time and in response, the ASVO opened up negotiations with the AWITC board. The discount pricing agreement is the result of this strategic initiative that is… Continue reading »
Long-serving Australian wine researcher and educator, Bryce Rankine, has died in Adelaide, aged 87. Born in Murray Bridge, South Australia, in 1925, Rankine began his career in the wine industry in 1950 as a research officer in the Oenological Investigations Section of CSIRO at the Waite Agricultural Research Institute in Adelaide. Out of this section… Continue reading »
Did you miss the ASVO Sponsored WCA webinar ‘Who’s Running the Show?’ You can view it here The webinar was presented by ASVO Board member and wine show judge Samantha Connew and wine writer and judge Mike Bennie. As part of the WCA Webinar Series, and in partnership with the Australian Society of Viticulture and… Continue reading »