AN independent expert engaged to bring winegrape price negotiations between Accolade Wines and CCW to a conclusion says the group’s supply should trade without a discount to the market.
A COMPRESSED 2019 vintage has sparked calls for local wineries to invest in processing infrastructure and avoid costly delays to grape intake next harvest.
LOCAL CCW winegrape growers will reap an extra $6 million this year now a pricing deadlock between the Riverland-based co-op and Accolade Wines has finally been broken.
A RIVERLAND-based growers co-operative has spent the past couple of weeks showcasing local wine to Chinese buyers.
A COMBINED effect of dry conditions and delays to the Riverland’s 2019 vintage is “frustrating locals” as harvesters, transport operators, growers and wineries are caught in a bottleneck, and left behind schedule.
A RIVERLAND-based co-operative and local winery giant have now selected an independent industry expert to oversee winegrape prices through a dispute process aimed at breaking the deadlock.
MANY local winegrape growers are in limbo after Riverland-based co-op CCW rejected Accolade Wine’s 2019 vintage price offers.
THE CEO of the region’s largest wine-grape growers’ co-op says a US private equity investor’s acquisition of Accolade Wines, which owns Berri Estates, is a “positive” for Riverland stakeholders.
The Carlyle Group announced last week that it had completed its 100 per cent acquisition of Accolade Wines and appointed former Murray Goulburn CEO Ari Mervis as the new executive chairman.