The association was incorporated in July 1997 with the following OBJECTIVES and STRATEGIES


To represent and promote the interests of vine nurseries in matters of general interest that may affect their well being and viability.
  To coordinate the efforts of vine nurseries in order to give unity of purpose and strength in the best interests of vine nursery development.
  To provide a channel for communication and dissemination of information between vine nursery operators and with other sectors of the grape and wine industry.
  Present nurseries' views to industry bodies.
  Discuss common issues and share technical information.
  Promote education within the group and also to customers.
  Prioritise research applicable to nurseries.
  Encourage best practice and maximum operating and product standards.
  Facilitate the Vine Nursery Accreditation Scheme (VINAS).



  Open to any interested vine nursery operator and may include elected representatives from any  

  grape growing or winemaking organisations, and owners of certified or approved vine propagation

  material available for nursery propagation.


  Management Committee 2019    
  Chairman - Nick Dry Yalumba Nursery, Angaston SA
  Vice Chairman -    
  Secretary - Andy Gordon KC Vines & Rootstocks, Mildura NSW
  Treasurer - Nick Dry

Yalumba Nursery, Angaston SA 


Darren Golding 

 Adelaide Hills Vine Nursery SA

  Mark Cleggett Glenavon Nursery, Lamghorne Creek SA
  Bruce Chalmers Chalmers Nursery, Merbein VIC


Jim Maier

Mallee Point Nursery, Yenda NSW
  Tony Waites Woodlea Nursery, TAS
  Steve Partridge ARM Nursery, Capel WA
  Chris Rogers SAVII, Monash, SA
  Justin Turner  Binjara Nursery, Euston NSW
    Life Member Paul Wright  

  $300 per annum