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James Halliday AM Wins The Cullen Award For Excellence

The Cullen Award For Excellence honours the legacy of Diana Madeline Cullen and Dr Kevin John Cullen. In 2016 Cullen Wines commemorate their 45th year of producing wines in Wilyabrup, Margaret River, and proudly introduce the inaugural Cullen Award for Excellence. This award honours the contribution made to Western Australian… read more

Airline Tender Win For The Australian Wine Industry

Portavin’s relevance to the global airline industry received a significant boost this month as we successfully won a tender to supply United Airlines in the USA with an Australian Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine shall be served in 187mL PET inflight on all domestic US routes during 2017 with first orders… read more

SDI Testing – Making Water Filtration Easy and Efficient

Since taking on the Pall Filtration agency in WA in August 2015 the Business Development team has found many interesting analytical tools at their disposal. One of these being Silt Density Index (SDI) testing for water. SDI testing is a measurement of water filter-ability. It is an internationally accepted method… read more

Portavin’s Commitment To The Environment Strengthens

Since becoming signatories to the Australian Packaging Covenant (APC) in 2010, the initiatives we undertake to meet our annual KPIs have evolved to become an integrated part of our day to day business that promotes all staff to participate in and influence the outcome. Our commitment was recognised in 2015… read more