‘it’s Got To Stand Out, Dad’: Unique New Red Pear Pioneered By Young Farmer In His Final Days

For the Georgopoulos family, a bold new variety of pear is a true fruit of their late son's labour of love.


Victorian Producers Feel ‘another Blow’ With Latest Covid-19 Outbreak And Backflip On Restrictions

Victorian food producers say the latest outbreak of COVID-19 in the state comes as another shock to the seafood industry.


Rain, Hotter Days In The Decades To Come Prompts Winemakers To Change Practices

Mark Kirkby has been growing grapes and making wine for more than 20 years, but now he's planning for decades into the future.


Coonawarra Mourns Calabrian Who Made ‘the Only Kind Of Wine’

Before Demetrio Zema made his mark on Australia's wine scene, the Italian migrant would make reds in a second-hand milk tank and stick handmade labels on old sauce bottles and longnecks.

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Tassie Wine Regions Destined To Resemble Coonawarra, Climate Research Shows

A new Climate Atlas report about to be released details how Australian winegrowers will be forced to adapt due to climate change.


Research Finds Coronavirus Had A Bigger Impact On Women’s Drinking And Experts Aren’t Surprised

To say that this year has gone a little differently than we might have expected is an understatement.


Drought Blamed For Smallest-ever Grape Harvest

The Granite Belt region heads into its third year of drought, with many winemakers considering paying thousands of dollars to cart water to keep their crops alive.


Victorian Wineries Want Cellar-door Tasting Over Long Weekend

A north-east Victorian winery says it will be 'detrimental' to the industry if cellar-door tasting is not allowed over the June long weekend.


‘it’s A Glimmer Of Hope’: Hunter Valley Wineries Hope For Tourist Influx

Hunter Valley wineries are cautiously optimistic that a lifting of regional travel restrictions from next month will deliver a tourism boost, but want more detail from government.


Stale Beer Reaching Use-by Date Goes To Waste As Pubs And Clubs Remain Closed Due To Coronavirus Restrictions

Brewers are expected to tip millions of litres of beer down the drain as it goes stale in pubs with no patrons, but also to avoid paying alcohol taxes if they try to sell it later.

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