Early manuscripts about South Australia’s Wine Industry
Following is a collection of early manuscripts and papers written about development of South Australia’s wine industry.
- The Future of Our Wine Industry (pdf 4.8 MB)
and the Results of Manuring Vineyards in Europe and Australia was written by the Chairman of the Agricultural Bureau of SA, Mr. F.E.H.W. Krichauff in 1899.
It provides an excellent overview of the potential for development of SA’s wine industry and European vineyard management techniques that could be adopted in SA.
- Directions for Planting the Vine (pdf 1.7 MB)
was written by George Sutherland in 1892.
It forms Part 1 of the South Australian Vine grower’s Manual, and contains interesting considerations about vine planting from this period.