Supplying high quality planting material to the Australian wine industry
Australian Grapevine Foundation Planting Service Inc, trading as South Australian Vine Improvement Association, is a not for profit organisation established to provide support and leadership to regional vine improvement groups whom provide high health status planting material for Australia’s future vineyards. A key role of the association is developing and maintaining a diverse national germplasm of certified varieties, clones and rootstocks essential to producing the best available planting material to meet industry demand. The South Australian Vine Improvement Association is governed by its constitution and a management committee made up of regional group members with common objectives on standards, promotion and wine industry collaboration for the long term benefit of its stakeholders and customers.
Above photo: Germplasm being relocated to Monash from Kapunda in 2013
Above photo: Germplasm in 2015