Vale Dr Tony Jordan OAM

Vale Dr Tony Jordan OAM. We are saddened to share that ASVO Fellow Tony Jordan has passed away. The wine industry has benefited immensely from Tony’s many talents as a wine scientist, consultant, teacher, winemaker, wine show judge, and vineyard owner. Throughout his illustrious career he succeeded through his amazing intellect, tenacity of spirit and… Continue reading »

This years Awards for excellence finalists

Over the past weeks our advisory committee members have had the privilege of reading all the incredible nominations submitted across Australia. This year has been both inspirational and difficult, deciding just three finalists from the sheer number of nominations, and most importantly the incredible stories of our members’ contributions and the solutions they have shared… Continue reading »

Dr Peter Dry in Queen’s birthday honours

We are delighted to announce that Dr Peter Dry received Australia’s highest accolade in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours, named as Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to viticulture, particularly to wine-grape research. ASVO President Dr Tony Robinson extended his congratulations and said, “Dr Dry’s outstanding career in education, research and… Continue reading »

ASVO Honours Dr Tony Jordan OAM

ASVO is pleased to announce a new Fellow of the Society, Dr Tony Jordan OAM. Dr Jordan has been honoured for his particularly outstanding and meritorious contribution to the Australian grape and wine industry and to the ASVO. ASVO President, Dr Anthony Robinson said, “The ASVO board extended the invitation to Dr Jordan in recognition… Continue reading »

Vale Colin Campbell OAM

We mourn the loss of industry stalwart  of Campbells Wines. Colin joined the ASVO in 1981, he was member number 49. Colin was also a founding member of Australia’s First Families of Wine & the Rotary Club of Rutherglen, he was awarded life membership of the Australian Wine Industry by Winemakers Federation of Australia (now… Continue reading »

Vintage conversations

This regular event held at the Waite campus and sponsored by the ASVO provides a forum for the University alumni to share their wealth of professional and life experience with students, to help them in making the transition from university to their career. Every year we host alumni at the Hickinbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory… Continue reading »

AWITC – Register at members rates

Early bird pricing has closed but you can still register for the 17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference at special ASVO member prices. The conference held in Adelaide 21-24 July 2019 will be complemented by WineTech – Australia’s own wine industry trade exhibition – and will incorporate the Australian Grape & Wine Outlook Conference and… Continue reading »

Nominate for the 2019 ASVO Awards for Excellence

Do you know someone doing outstanding things in the wine industry? Take a moment to acknowledge someone who has excelled in their field, so they may be honoured by the ASVO. All you need to do is send us their name and email, we will do the rest. Now in its 8th year, the ASVO… Continue reading »

2019 Harvest update

Harvesting is in full swing in almost every vineyard across Australia with many frantically coping with an inundation of fruit. Some regions like New England have already finished. Warm temperatures and the dry end to the grape growing season has condensed vintage in many areas but provides perfect conditions for vines and assists with the… Continue reading »