News from around and relating to the Heathcote region.

Wine show tasting of top local product
Fri, 25/07/2014

Central Victorians will be able to cast their own verdict on top releases from the Heathcote Wine Region during the second annual Heathcote Wine Show next weekend. A public tasting of more than 240 wines entered in the show will be held before the awards dinner on Saturday 2 August.

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Wine Show public tasting session
Sun, 20/07/2014

Saturday 2 August 4pm-6pm, Heathcote RSL Hall. Entry: $20

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Top judges to find region’s best shiraz
Thu, 17/07/2014

Makers of Heathcote’s famous shiraz wine are busily preparing their entries for the 2014 Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show at the end of the month.

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2014 festival bookings now open
Wed, 16/07/2014

Bookings are now open for the 2014 Heathcote Wine and Food Festival on 4 and 5 October. Visit our festival page and click to purchase your tickets online.

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Phylloxera-free Heathcote welcomes R&D investment
Thu, 10/07/2014

Heathcote Wingegrowers' Association has welcomed the State Government announced a new two-year $580,000 research project with the Australian Grape and Wine Authority (AGWA) to help protect the wine industry from the serious grapevine pest phylloxera. Minister for Agriculture and Food Security Peter Walsh announced the research project during a meeting in Heathcote today with HWA representatives.

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Wine Show dinner bookings
Mon, 23/06/2014

Earlybird bookings for the 2014 Saint Martin Heathcote Wine Show dinner on 2 August are now open.

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Award for Wine Hub
Tue, 03/06/2014

After just 2 years of trading, the Heathcote Wine Hub, located in the heart of the Heathcote wine region, has been voted “Best Independent Boutique Wine Store in Australia” for 2014, in the WBM WineRules awards. Votes were submitted throughout the month of May by customers across the country, for their favorite independent wine stores in 4 different categories. The winning of the award by the Heathcote Wine Hub in the Boutique category, is testimony to the steadily growing popularity of the Heathcote Wine region.

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Toasting Queen's Birthday weekend with Heathcote wine
Sat, 07/06/2014

Heathcote is buzzing after he first day of Heathcote on Show with many visitors keen to sample the region's fine wines and enjoy the great country atmosphere.

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Heathcote on Show this weekend
Fri, 06/06/2014

Heathcote will be abuzz for over the Queen's Birthday weekend. Enjoy the experience of visiting the many cellar doors open over the weekend.

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Strong season for shiraz
Fri, 06/06/2014

Picking at vineyards in the Heathcote Wine Region is in its final days with hopes realised of another strong season for full-bodied shiraz grapes of good intensity.

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