News

Grape sampling: manage the risks

There is a considerable amount of grape sampling occurring this vintage to measure the impacts of smoke on potential wine quality. If you’re involved in collecting these samples and are moving between vin... Read More...

Pest arrival prompts biosecurity fears

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...

Empty bin certification

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...

In the news

Did you see the article on pages 43 to 45 of the February issue of Australian and New Zealand Grapegrower and Winemaker Magazine, called ‘Clean in, clean out’? In the article, leading vineyard contractors ... Read More...

SA fires: support for industry

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. Using our Vin... Read More...

Biosecurity during recovery

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...

SA PQS review update

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...