Queensland 'vineyard walks' - bringing growers together

Kennedy, Ursula J. and Deegenaars, Mark (2010) Queensland 'vineyard walks' - bringing growers together. Australian Viticulture, 14 (6). p. 14. ISSN 1329-0436

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As part of the Queensland Wine Industry Action Plan developed by the Queensland Government and the Queensland Wine Industry Association, many wine growers throughout the state’s growing regions now have the opportunity to work together for the benefit of the state’s wine industry. By working closely with regional associations many growers benefit from spending time with their colleagues who have the same goals...to continuously improve local growing practices and resultant wine quality. An important medium facilitating growers’ interaction are the ‘Vineyard Walks’, conducted periodically throughout the year. Vineyard walks entail a visit to the vineyard of a grower and the discussion of a topical issue pertinent to vineyard management at any given time of the season, and expert presenters are also invited to speak to the grower group. Vineyard walks are coordinated by Mark Deegenaars, the Wine Industry Development Officer for the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation.

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions preventing deposit of Accepted Version.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2011 04:42
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:32
Uncontrolled Keywords: vineyards; management; grower; networking
Fields of Research : 07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0706 Horticultural Production > 070602 Horticultural Crop Improvement (Selection and Breeding)
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0706 Horticultural Production > 070604 Oenology and Viticulture
16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160505 Economic Development Policy
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 82 Plant Production and Plant Primary Products > 8203 Industrial Crops > 820306 Wine Grapes
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18546

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