Canberra district wine pioneer Edgar Riek dies aged 95

Canberra district wine pioneer Edgar Riek dies aged 95

Canberra district wine pioneer Edgar Riek OAM has died, aged 95. He has been remembered as a visionary who had a knack for choosing where to build a vineyard and an inspiration to winemakers in Canberra and beyond. Friends say Dr Riek suffered a serious head injury after falling on Monday afternoon. He was taken to Canberra Hospital, where he died on Wednesday.

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