News from around and relating to the Heathcote region.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
The 2012 Sanguine Estate Progeny Shiraz took out the top honours in the $20 to $25 category, was awarded 7th position in The Judges Top 10 of the challenge - ahead of Penfolds Grange and Henschke Hill of Grace, and was one of only 12 wines to receive a Gold Medal out of a total of 582 Australian and international wines tasted.Read More