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for Treasury Wine
Estates Amy Richards
was named Australian Society
of Viticulture and Oenology
Viticulturist of the Year, an
award sponsored by Bayer
CropScience, at the inaugural
ASVO Awards for Excellence
in Adelaide in November.
The ASVO Awards for
Excellence honours the most
innovative viticulturist, wine-
maker and researchers within
the Australian wine industry.
Amy, Regional Viticulturist
for Treasury Wine Estates cov-
ering the Fleurieu Peninsula,
was recognised for her winning
Strategies to Sustainably
Manage Salt Affected
"It"s an honour to receive
this prestigious industry award
and to be recognised for my
contribution to the Australian
viticulture landscape. A special
thanks to the ASVO and Bayer
for their generous contribu-
tion," Amy said.
ASVO President Paul Petrie
said the society was thrilled to
introduce the awards that
recognise the work and inno-
vation of those in the viticul-
"We're grateful for Bayer's
contribution, and look for-
ward to establishing a long-
lasting partnership to continue
to support the industry's 'up
and comers'", he said.
Manager and Viticulture
Armstrong, said "Bayer is
proud to be a sponsor of the
Awards for Excellence, and
we're delighted to see Amy
receive this award for her con-
tribution to the Australian
wine making sector.
"At Bayer, we are focused on
propelling the future of farm-
ing in Australia. We believe it's
important to support key
industr y talent to promote the
The awards took place at a
gala dinner ceremony on
Wednesday, November 21.
Other awards on the night
included the ASVO
Winemaker of the Year, the
ASVO Best Viticultural Paper
of the Year and Best Oenology
Paper of the Year.
Details: 03 9248 6888 or
Hugh Armstrong, Bayer CropScience, congratulates Treasury Wine Estates' Amy Richards on being
named ASVO Viticulturist of the Year.
Top viticulturalist named
from govt fact sheet
BUSINESS Services and Consumer Affairs
Minister John Rau has welcomed new measures
to provide clearer information to South
Australians about the Country-of-Origin of food
"When South Australians do their grocery
shopping, they have a right to know exactly
what they are buying and where it comes from,"
Mr Rau said.
"The new Country-of-Origin Fact Sheet
provides consumers with advice on how to
decode the various claims such as 'Made in
Australia', 'Product of Australia' and 'Grown in
"Australians are quite rightly proud of the
great food we produce and some people are
willing pay a premium for an Australian product.
"The new guide will help consumers make
more informed decisions when purchasing food
and help them to support local producers."
The country of origin fact sheet was developed
by the Commonwealth, State and Territory
consumer protection agencies in conjunction
with the Legislative and Governance Forum on
Consumer Affairs held in Adelaide earlier this
"South Australia put this issue on the national
agenda, so it is good to see a national approach
to this issue and others that address consumer
concerns," Mr Rau said.
The Minister has also welcomed a new buying
guide for consumers which provides information
about the different grades of olive oil products
and advice on storage.
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