News from around and relating to the Heathcote region.

New president for HWA
Mon, 24/08/2015

Peter Young was elected president of the Heathcote Winegrowers' Association at its annual general meeting on Saturday evening.

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Sanguine, Whistling Eagle star at Heathcote Wine Show
Sun, 02/08/2015

Sanguine Estate and Whistling Eagle Vineyard were big winners at the 2015 Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show where judges awarded a record number of gold medals.

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Festival tickets on sale now
Wed, 15/07/2015

Online ticket sales have opened for the 2015 Heathcote Wine and Food Festival - 10 and 11 October - your weekend in Shiraz Heaven.

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Trade pact good for Heathcote wine export hopes
Thu, 18/06/2015

Heathcote winegrowers have welcomed the new free trade agreement that eliminates tariffs on Australian wine imported to China.

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Wine Show entries open
Thu, 18/06/2015

Entries have opened for the 2015 St Martin Heathcote Wine Show with judging to be conducted over two days next month by an industry panel headed by Tim Kirk.

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Heathcote winegrowers eye new export opportunities
Thu, 21/05/2015

Heathcote wine region will host almost 80 trade delegates from China, India and south-east Asia during next week’s government Meet the Winemaker inbound mission.

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Wine event network can build tourism, economy
Fri, 01/05/2015

Building a network of regional wine festivals and events should form key part of a new Victorian Wine Tourism Strategy announced by the State Government, said Heathcote Winegrowers’ Association president Phil Meehan.

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Great reds add to rhythm of the Blues
Mon, 30/03/2015

Heathcote vineyards are preparing for Easter with events at many wineries in the region and some looking to grow the fan club for Heathcote's exciting full-bodied shiraz wines when thousands of people flock to Bendigo’s Blues Rock and Red Festival.

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2015 vintage shapes up well for Heathcote shiraz
Fri, 13/02/2015

This week’s burst of warmer weather has Heathcote region winegrowers preparing for an earlier than planned start to the 2015 vintage of the region’s famous shiraz grapes.

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Huon Hooke loves Heathcote shiraz
Tue, 03/02/2015

Heathcote wines have done well in the recent tasting rankings released by Huon Hooke, being named the top three 2012 shiraz varieties.

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