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A Resilient Barossa Landscape

2017-10-18T22:06:47+00:00March 21st, 2017|Barossa Wine, From the Vines|

Healthy soil, less water use, no cultivation = a resilient Barossa landscape: By the time the 2017 vintage is over, Barossa grower Warwick Murray will have spread 3000 tonnes of wine grape stalks on local vineyards. Why? Over five years, stalks have contributed to the [...]

Environmental Champions of the Barossa

2017-10-18T22:06:49+00:00July 28th, 2016|Barossa Wine, From the Vines, Latest Dirt|

Barossa’s wine grape growers are forging ahead with modern viticultural practices to prepare for the changing climate – highlighted with the first launch of a six-part video series that demonstrates Barossa’s environmental best practices. The video series, entitled Environmental Champions of the Barossa is an [...]

Barossa Pruning Expo

2017-10-18T22:06:56+00:00June 12th, 2014|Events, From the Vines|

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 Group comprised educational workshops, a [...]

A change is going to come

2017-10-18T22:07:08+00:00August 27th, 2012|From the Vines|

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 scented air that spring brings [...]

Terroir: Eden Valley

2017-10-18T22:07:11+00:00August 13th, 2012|From the Vines|

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 visited the Eden/Barossa Valley in [...]

Organic Wine – why should you care?

2017-10-18T22:07:11+00:00August 9th, 2012|From the Vines, Wine|

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 soil of nutrition and pollute [...]