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
- Hunter Valley
- Murray Valley
- New England
- Southern Highlands
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.