Industry Contacts

Wine Representation

Riverina Winemakers 
NSW Wine Industry Association 

NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) - previously Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA)
Growers can access latest information about the NSW RMS Compliance and Enforcement (C&E) reform to the heavy vehicle industry.

Australian Wine Research Institute

The Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI) sets and creates the annual agrochemical booklet known as the 'Dog book' & The AWRI determines what chemicals are to be used in viticulture. Regularly throughout the season updates occur with regards to chemical registrations and changes to restrictions. It is advised growers regularly check the AWRI website for up to date information at

Chemical User Course Providers

GM Rural Training (Chemcert) Ph: 1800 444228 or 02 6895 4196
TAFE NSW Griffith (SmartTrain) Ph: 02 6962 0454
TAFE NSW Leeton (SmartTrain) Ph: 02 6953 9600
Pat Calabria (Chemcert) Ph: 0407 892 614
Peter O’Connor (Chemcert) Ph: 02 6954 6118
Farmcare Training (Chemcert) Ph: 02 9387 8432
NSW DPI Farmcare Courses Ph: 1800 628422

Wineries in the Region

Baratto Wines
Berton Vineyards 
Casella Family Brands
Calabria Family Wines
DeBortoli Wines
Dee Vine Estate
Lilly Pilly Wines
McWilliams Wine Group
Morandin Estate
Nugan Estate
Pinical Estate
Quarisa Wines
Yarran Wines
Warburn Estate
Wickham Hill Winery

Regional Wine Events

UnWined in the Riverina
Riverina Wine Show Results

Irrigation Industry Links

National Irrigators Council - the WGMB is a voting member in this organisation.
New South Wales Irrigators Council - the WGMB is an observer in this organisation.
The Basin Plan - What it means to Irrigators

Statistics and Employer Information

Australian Bureau of Agriculture & Resource Economics

Other Wine & Grape Industry Links

Wine Australia
NSW DPI Wine Watch
National Wine & Grape Industry Centre - (Research and Extension Services based in Wagga Wagga)
Australia Society of Viticulture & Oenology 
Vine Health Australia

Online Spray Diaries

The Grapeweb solution currently enables wine companies to offer the following electronic appliactions to their grape grower suppliers. Electronic Spray Diary ("Chemcheck") - Provides the grower with access to the industry standard AWRI Spray Diary form and the Chemcheck system capabilities. Performance Reports - Provides the grower with access to their business reports such as Maturity Reports, Cartnote Reports. The latest results and access to their historical information is available. Technical Library of Documents and Tools - Provide growers with information that can help them solve common problems in the vineyard. Private Library of Winery Information - We provide the winery with tools and training that enables wineries to submit confidential manuals, documents, tools, spreadsheets etc, for access by their grower suppliers only. Weather Information. Growers can access the website at