News - March 2016

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Portavin Assists Clients Export Wine To Asia

A welcome positive for the Australian Wine Industry over the past year has been the increase in export volumes of packaged wine, particularly to China. There are a number of contributing factors for the increased demand, the low Australian Dollar is definitely one reason, however there are more. Efforts by… read more

5 Tips To Help Get Your Wine From Vintage To Shelf

With vintage winding down across Australia, we thought it timely to offer some useful tips to help you get your wine to market quickly and easily. Review your brand and packaging: Engage in a brand review session with your marketing team and key stake holders to ensure your branding and… read more

Easter Operating Hours

Happy Easter! We would like to wish our clients a very happy and safe Easter break. Please note that all Portavin sites will be closed for four days over the Easter Long Weekend. Closed from Friday 25 March through until Monday 28 March. We will re-open business as usual on… read more

Unimaginable Tragedy Leads To Devoted Charity Work

Portavin Perth’s Production Manager Dave Cleary started his work in the wine industry as a vineyard cellar hand in Victoria’s picturesque Mornington Peninsula in the early 1990’s. In 1996 he enrolled in a winemaking degree at Charles Sturt University and upon completion he moved to Denmark (WA) and commenced work… read more

Portavin WA Receives Top BRC Rating

Portavin Western Australia is pleased to announce it has attained an A Class BRC Global Standards rating giving our clients further assurance of the high standard of food safety, quality and operating systems that their wines are packaged under. BRC Global Standards is a world leading food safety and quality… read more

Wine Making Yeast Webinar Recording

Hosted by Portavin and Fermentis, this webinar discusses how you can get better control of your fermentation through more accurate management of yeast nutrition and much more! New technology has been made available allowing to secure fermentation, achieving faster fermentation rates and better organoleptic wine characteristics. You can watch the… read more