All posts by Mike Wheeler

Oldest city vineyard defies urban squeeze to produce top drop

A city-based winery in South Australia has renewed its agreement to produce wine from the world’s oldest commercial urban vineyard. Planted in 1907, the 1-hectare Marion Vineyard is surrounded by housing and a public swimming pool in the southern suburbs of Adelaide, a city of 1.4 million people. But its grapes are not feeling the … Continue reading Oldest city vineyard defies urban squeeze to produce top drop

Cutting-edge FarmSmarts showcased at Muresk Institute

The latest SMART Farm technology has once again been highlighted at this year’s FarmSmart showcase at Muresk Institute in Northam. More than 350 farmers, industry leaders and training providers attended the free event today, which included demonstrations from Telstra with their Mobile Technology Lab and tours of Muresk’s SMART Farm, the first public demonstration farm … Continue reading Cutting-edge FarmSmarts showcased at Muresk Institute

Discover key APAC nutraceutical trends at Vitafoods Asia

Vitafoods Asia, the nutraceutical event for the Asia Pacific region, brings together the three key ingredients required to develop and launch new innovations from lab to market: science, business, and government agencies. Nutraceuticals have positive physiological effects on the human body, but do not easily fall into the categories of food or pharmaceutical drugs. Research-based, … Continue reading Discover key APAC nutraceutical trends at Vitafoods Asia