Date Alert
9/08/2017 Grapevine Pinot Gris Virus advice
Grapevine Pinot Gris Virus (GPGV) has been detected for the first time in Australia.
This virus is common in many international wine regions in Europe, USA, Canada and China.
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26/05/2017 Brown marmorated stink bug warning
Six brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB) were found in a shipping container of timber from the USA that arrived in Port Adelaide earlier this month. The timber was destined for the production of wine barrels. The container was fumigated and the insects killed.
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5/05/2017 New phylloxera detections in Maroondah PIZ
Victoria’s Maroondah Phylloxera Infested Zone (PIZ) boundary has been extended to the north, following new detections of phylloxera in the existing zone.
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