Grapes are one of the oldest edible plants to be cultivated, along with olives. Fossils indicate that the consumption of grapes dates back as far as 5000BC. Today, grapes are produced globally with more than 8,000 grape varieties being grown worldwide. Historical records indicate that grapes were first introduced to Australia in 1788. Captain Arthur […]


          The Vine is a quarterly publication for the Australian table grape and dried fruits industries. It is a joint publication between the Australian Table Grape Association (ATGA) and Dried Fruits Australia (DFA). The magazine is sent free to all table grape, dried grape, dried tree fruit and dried prune levy […]