Picking Purple Grapes

Case Study

Scott Messenger

The Producer

Scott Messenger is a vineyard owner in Penola, South Australia and the founder of S&R Enterprises, a business developing innovative vineyard management equipment.  

 

He came into the program with the goal to build and commercialise his idea of a zero drift vineyard spray attachment, with the aim of selling to vineyards both locally and internationally. 

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Grapes

Program learnings

As Scott has launched multiple previous successful products his main areas of focus during the program were to undertake patent searches, develop business model and revenue options, and secure manufacturing support.  

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