There is a considerable amount of grape sampling occurring this vintage to measure the impacts of smoke on potential wine quality.
involved in collecting these samples and are moving between vin... Read More...
Are you sending a small sample of grapes, vineyard soil or vine material from your vineyard to a laboratory for specific testing this vintage?
Ensure you are familiar with the correct sending requirements... Read More...
As advised in our Biosecurity Alert last week, Agriculture Victoria has confirmed new phylloxera detections in the Yarra Valley.
has been found both inside the current Maroondah Phylloxera
... Read More...
Fall armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda), native to tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas, have been detected in Australia for the first time, according to ABC reports.
Six fall armyworms h... Read More...
A new accreditation arrangement is
available for interstate wine businesses who send empty used grape bins from a
Phylloxera Exclusion Zone (PEZ) into South Australia, to assist them in meeting
South Australia... Read More...
The International Year of Plant Health in Australia was launched at
Parliament House in Canberra on 6 February.
For the first time in history, the
United Nations General Assembly has focused internationa... Read More...
Did you see the article on pages 43 to 45 of the
issue of Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker
Magazine, called ‘Clean in, clean out’?
the article, leading vineyard contractors ... Read More...
Vinehealth Australia has played an active role alongside Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) and regional wine associations in responding to the devastating bushfires in South Australia.
Vin... Read More...
In times of emergency, like a bushfire, we understand that
biosecurity is not the first priority for vineyard owners.
But when the
threat has passed and your thoughts switch to recovery, it’s
important to ... Read More...
As many of you know, we have been undertaking a significant review of
the phylloxera-related Conditions in South Australia’s Plant
Quarantine Standard (PQS).
We thank you all
for your patience and import... Read More...