ASVO announces wine industry Awards for excellence
At a celebratory dinner at the Adelaide Botanic gardens restaurant, President Dr Mardi Longbottom announced the winners of the Australian Society of Viticulture and Oenology (ASVO) annual Awards for Excellence. The Awards program recognises professional excellence in viticulture, winemaking and research. The Award recipients have made outstanding contributions to the Australian wine industry through the implementation and promotion of innovative practices and processes to enhance Australian grape and wine production. The ASVO Viticulturist of the year, was awarded to Colin Hinze, of Taylors Wines in the Clare Valley, South Australia.