Comment - Could 2007 NOT be Australia's year?

Given that drought and frost have all but eliminated Australia’s wine glut, it is tempting to regard this natural intervention as good news for the wine industry but, writes Chris Losh, in reality the adverse weather conditions have created greater problems at both ends of the price spectrum.

The Losh Cause – More woe ahead for Australia

2 January 2007

Given that drought and frost have all but eliminated Australia’s wine glut, it is tempting to regard this natural intervention as good news for the wine industry but, writes Chris Losh, in reality the adverse weather conditions have created greater problems at both ends of the price spectrum.

AUS: Wine industry sets up drought taskforce

20 December 2006

Australia’s wine industry has formed a taskforce in an attempt to reduce the impact of this year’s drought on the industry.

AUS: Phylloxera found at Foster’s vineyard

5 December 2006

Grapevine insect pest Phylloxera has been found at a 32-hectare Foster’s Group vineyard in Australia’s Yarra Valley.

AUS: Lower wine harvest expected for 2007

28 November 2006

The Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation has forecast lower wine harvest yields next year, but said that current plantings will be adequate to meet projected demand.

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