Vintage hiring

Seasonal employment should be tackled in much the same way as any other hiring process but getting it wrong can prove expensive and, more critically, negative on the business. Finding people who have the abilities to perform the required tasks and the personality traits to fit well with the values of senior management and the […]

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Award winners encourage more women in wine industry

Despite many Australian women enjoying in the occasional glass of wine, fewer dabble in a career within the industry, and viticulturist Sarah Collingwood wants to change that. Her parents have had a vineyard for the past 18 years, but she did not start working full-time in the wine industry until seven years ago. “Now John […]

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Early grape markets signal promising 2017 Vintage

Prices offered in a number of major wine regions this year were not enough to cover the cost of growing the crop and vines have since been removed. The Riverina Winegrapes Marketing Board in (RWGMB) southern New South Wales represents more than 300 growers in the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and surrounding districts. RWMG CEO Brian […]

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Investment boost for Riverland wine region

South Australia’s Riverland region will benefit from a $40 million investment by one of Australia’s largest wine companies. Accolade Wines will spend between $35 million and $40 million setting up a new glass bottling plant and warehouse facilities at its existing winery in Berri. A spokesperson for Accolade said the company would withdraw over the […]

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