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 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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A Taste of Spring: Eden Valley Riesling

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Spring is a time of celebrating rebirth and revival, a season that is full of new possibilities. Each year the Barossa Grape & Wine Association hosts ‘A Taste of Spring with Eden Valley Riesling’ where the diversity of the region[...]

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A change is going to come

Rick Burge pruning

I think I can speak for the Barossa community here…..I’m really looking forward to some warmer weather! While winter in the region has its charm it will be nice to feel the suns warm rays on my face and the[...]

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Terroir: Eden Valley

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Vineyards were first planted in the Eden Valley in 1842 with the Barossa region being home to some of the oldest continuously producing vineyards in the world. Eden Valley is known for its delicate Rieslings and aromatic Shiraz. Rebecca Gibb[...]

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Organic Wine – why should you care?

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A glass of wine is enjoyable for us, but the cultivation of the fruits can be quite harmful to the environment. Because of the high demand of wines, grapes are heavily sprayed with pesticides and synthetic fertilizer which destroy the[...]

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Grower Profile – Ian Becker

Ian Becker - Barossa Grower

Halfway between Nuriootpa and Kapunda you will find Koonunga Hill, and this is where Ian Becker runs his “typical Barossa mixed farm,” Mount Charles. Ten and a half hectares of the 86ha farm are under grapes, alongside sheep and cropping[...]

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