2013 ASVO Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner & Debate

Don’t miss the upcoming Awards for Excellence gala dinner in Adelaide at the National Wine centre on the 24th of October. The program for the evening on Thursday 24th of October kicks off with a debate at 5:30pm and is followed by a lively awards dinner at 7:30pm featuring premium wines and fabulous food at… Continue reading »

ASVO awards for excellence

During the dinner the winners of the four ASVO awards for excellence will be announced; the ASVO Winemaker and ASVO Viticulturist of the year and the best Oenology and Best Viticulture papers from the Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research. The ‘Winemaker of the year’ award is again sponsored by Lallemand Australia and will… Continue reading »

Have your say- Just 2 minutes is all it takes.

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 »

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 »

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 »

Managing Difficult Vintages Seminar Proceedings

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.

MOG (Matter Other than Grapes) posters

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 »

ASVO awards new scholarships

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 »

Discount on AWITC registration for ASVO members

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 »