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Largest showing of Australian wine at ProWein

Australian wine took centre stage at ProWein 2018, the world’s biggest annual wine trade fair, with 75 wineries, 14 events and more than 500 wines showcased on the Wine Australia stand.

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Grower News

Winemaker’s legacy lives on at Lincoln

The first recipient of a winemaking scholarship has recently graduated, five years after the passing of a former student whose friends and family created the endowment in his memory.

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Vineyard workers pay price for labelling banned pork sausages as squid

Two Thai vineyard workers have both been fined $1,900 and ordered to pay court costs of $130 each after bringing in high-risk pork sausages to New Zealand from Asia.

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$830,000 for Gisborne erosion control

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ Erosion Control Funding Programme (ECFP) is providing $830,000 to the Gisborne District Council to undertake high-definition digital 3-D aerial mapping of its region to enable better-informed erosion control and business decisions.

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Aussie table grapes prove sweetest in Korea

One of Korea’s largest luxury retail chains, Hyundai Department Store, is now stocking only Australian table grapes following strong sales and consumer feedback off the back of a recent Taste Australia launch.

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Busy summer for frontline biosecurity officers

New Zealand's border biosecurity defenders have just been through their busiest summer on record, says the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).

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