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PORTAVIN PARTICIPATES IN 2018 APOT EVENT

This year Portavin will participate in the 2018 Asia Pacific Onboard Travel Event; this travel, tourism and airline industry-focused gathering, is a great opportunity to showcase Portavin’s capabilities, specifically to bottle wine with polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for use on commercial flights. The event runs from June 24 – 26 and… read more

PORTAVIN – INAUGURATION AND UPGRADES

The Portavin site at Minto was officially inaugurated on May 25th. After a tour of the site operations, Rene Cabrera – SMYA Managing Director, Mike Davies – GM of Portavin and Dave Cleary – Portavin NSW state manager congratulated the staff on the immense achievement of the relocation. Mr Ferdie Tumpalan,… read more

TONY ROYAL TO STEP IN AS PORTAVIN’S NEW GENERAL MANAGER

After glorious 30 years with Portavin, Mike Davies would be stepping down from his present role as the General Manager effective July 1st. He would however be continuing his association with the company as a consultant. Tony Royal would be replacing Mr. Davies as the new General Manager. Tony, who… read more

Merry Christmas !!

Christmas is around the corner. Portavin wishes you peace, joy and prosperity throughout the coming year.  Please note that our locations will be fully operational* until Friday the 22nd of December, returning back to work by Wednesday the 3rd of January 2018. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to working… read more

Royal Melbourne Wine Awards 2017

The premier wine show of the Australian Wine industry calendar; the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards dinner was well supported by Portavin. The Best Grenache Trophy, proudly sponsored by Portavin, went to Turkey Flat from the Barossa, the same wine that later on in the night, won the coveted and iconic Jimmy Watson Trophy. Dan… read more

Wine Show of WA – Gala Dinner

This was a great year to be part of The Wine Show of WA ; 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of the show and the celebration was grand! Family owned, Alkoomi won the Portavin Trophy for the best white wine of the show. This Gala night is the culmination of a series… read more

Royal Melbourne Wine Awards 2017

Portavin is delighted to announce its commitment to the wine industry yet once again ! We are honored to be a presenting partner at the Royal Melbourne Wine Awards (RMWA). Running since 1884, it is considered as one of Australia’s most celebrated event and is conducted by The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria…. read more

Portavin to support 2017 Margaret River Wine Show

Portavin is proud to announce its association with the 2017 Margaret River Wine Show which will return to Dunsborough from the 30 October to 2 November 2017. This is the 16th Margaret River Wine Show and this year’s show is expected to be the biggest yet with 21 Judges and Associates tasting and assessing the… read more

PORTAVIN PROUD TO SPONSOR YOUNG GUN OF WINE 2018 AWARDS

Portavin is thrilled to announce its association with the Young Gun of Wine 2018 awards in its 12th year. Registrations are already underway to find, celebrate and showcase Australia’s young and emerging winemakers. Open to Australian winemakers up to 45 years, this event is looking for talent that spells ” Diversity…. read more

Mike Davies and Peter Walker from Portavin with Peter Kelly (centre) from Thorne-Clarke Wines at the Perth Young Gun Of Wine Event.

Young Gun of Wine 2017 proving popular across the country

The Young Gun of Wine Awards for 2017 are well underway, nominations are in and the first round of events happily celebrated. A strong field of 195 winemakers are in the running and a maximum of two wines from each have been paraded before peers, sommeliers, communicators and consumers at… read more