Researchers from the State of Victoria’s Department of Primary Industries (DPI) have discovered an eco-friendly way to use the by-products of winemaking to improve the quality and quantity of milk production. Scientists...

Research findings published today by market researcher Newspoll suggest that almost half of Australians are ‘supermarket grazers’, who admit helping themselves to free produce while shopping in supermarkets. In...

The volume of grapes crushed for wine in the Murray Darling and Swan Hill regions fell by more than 20 per cent in the 2011 vintage, according to a survey published today by the Victorian Department of...

CSIRO researchers have discovered a new method growers could use to control when their grapes ripen, without affecting wine quality. Grape berry ripening is occurring earlier and the harvest season is...

Japan has announced that it will give complete market access to Australian grapefruit, where previously it only accepted fruit from fruit-fly-free areas. Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry...

Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Tony Burke has appointed Mr Rory McEwen as the new chair to the Grape and Wine Research and Development Corporation (GWRDC) board. The appointment comes...

Tasmanian cherries have appeared in fruit bowls in South Korea for the first time as Australian growers shipped the first-ever consignments to the Land of the Morning Calm in February.After conducting...

Wine grape growers are feeling the full force of oversupply and economic downturn as prices for fruit plummet.  Wine exports have fallen by 21% since their peak in October 2007 and it is estimated that...