What is VineWatch?

VineWatch is the Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) news bulletin for viticulturists, wine makers and wine industry representatives that:

  • is regularly emailed directly to your inbox
  • is published fortnightly during the growing season and monthly during the rest of the year
  • includes regional reports from locals with insights into regional issues and seasonal developments.

VineWatch regional reports

VineWatch reports from 11 NSW wine regions including:

  • Canberra district
  • Cowra-Canowindra
  • Hunter Valley
  • Hilltops
  • Mudgee
  • Murray Valley
  • New England
  • Orange
  • Riverina
  • Southern Highlands
  • Tumbarumba

What information is in VineWatch?

Each VineWatch issue covers:

  • pest and disease alerts
  • seasonal viticultural tips and information
  • vineyard weather observations from the DPI Weather Stations Network
  • long-range and short-term weather forecasts and information from DPI and the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM)
  • factsheets and resources from DPI and wine industry sources to manage pest, disease and vineyard management issues
  • DPI viticulture and wine industry news and events.