Just when you thought you knew everything…

Winning the auction at 2012 Barossa Wine Show

Now and again in life, something comes along to remind you of something important.  For me, being an Associate Judge at the 2013 Barossa Wine Show (I can’t say ‘judging’ because that esteemed role is at this point way beyond[...]

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Barossa Pruning Expo

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More than 120 grape growers, and viticulture trade and industry attended the inaugural Barossa Pruning Expo held at the Nuriootpa Research Centre on 11 June 2014. The Expo, organised by the Barossa Grape & Wine Association and the Barossa VitiTech[...]

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2014 Grape Barossa Grower Service Award

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Ladies and gentlemen, On behalf of Grape Barossa I would like to thank the Barons for welcoming us to be a part of today’s event once again. The Grape Barossa Grower Service Award was established to annually recognise the outstanding[...]

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2013 Barossa Generations Lunch

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The Barossa community came together on Wednesday 4 December to celebrate the 6th Barossa Generations Lunch. This year the event was held at the Tanunda Show Hall – a venue with fond memories for many Barossans. 250 Guests enjoyed canapés[...]

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Prowein and the Langton’s Narrative

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“The Public Gets What The Public Wants…” Going Underground, The Jam Supply and demand. It is not a new idea, but it is one that the wine world still struggles with. Until the recent past, distribution would drive demand better[...]

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2013 Grape Barossa Grower Service Award

Keith Hoffman - 2013 Grape Barossa Grower Service Award Recipient

The Grape Barossa Grower Service Award was established to annually recognise the outstanding contribution of grape growers to their region, and as an opportunity to importantly acknowledge the voluntary service of those individuals. Nominations are made by their peers when[...]

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Riesling – an article of faith

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There is a predictable moment in every annual wine program – somewhere between that feature that tells us that is ok to drink rose, and the one that suggests that Aussie Chardonnay is now more Audrey Hepburn than Jane Mansfield[...]

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All Creatures Great And Small

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On the eve of the Barossa Wine Show, there can be fewer places more appropriate than Appellation – The Louise to host a thought-provoking review of Australian Shiraz. Presented as one of a subtle suite of changes to this year’s[...]

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The Morning After The Night Before…

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The awards dinner for the 36th Barossa Wine Show was much like many that had gone before – full of good humour, expectation and ebullient celebration, all washed down with a general sense of community well-being and fortified with a[...]

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