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Best of Wine Tourism Awards winners crowned

20 September 2019

Seven South Australian wineries from the Barossa Valley, Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale have today been named winners in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards during a presentation at the National Wine Centre.

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Passionate wine writing to flow for new Wine Media Cadet

3 September 2019

Young wine advocate Mariette Morris has been named the 2019 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Wine Media Cadet.

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Accelerating growth in the food, wine and agribusiness sector

2 September 2019

A discussion paper focused on growing South Australia’s $14.8 billion food, wine and agribusiness sector as part of the Marshall Liberal Government’s ‘Growth State’ initiative is now open for consultation.

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Water storage project to provide a $33 million boost for McLaren Vale wine region

27 August 2019

The McLaren Vale wine industry is set for a $33 million boost in productivity and the creation of more than 150 jobs as a result of a $7.3 million water storage project which is about to commence.

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Twenty-two wineries named finalists in South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards

13 August 2019

Twenty-two South Australian wineries across six wine regions have today been announced as finalists in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards hoping to be crowned at the Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards next month.

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State Government backs wine business growth

21 June 2019

The State Government is supporting South Australian wine businesses to grow through a $150,000 program announced in the Riverland today.

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Put your best glass forward for the Best of Wine Tourism Awards

7 June 2019

South Australian wineries and wine-related businesses are being urged to enter the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards for the chance to be thrust into the international spotlight.

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Apply for $5,000 to learn from the Great Wine Capitals

2 April 2019

An opportunity to be immersed in the Great Wine Capitals and learn from the world’s best is on offer for five lucky people.

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Be a hailstorm hero - buy fruit

20 March 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has today announced $60,000 in funding to reinvigorate the ‘Hailstorm Heroes’ campaign to support local growers by encouraging consumers to buy imperfect apples.

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South Australia to exchange expertise through new Great Wine Capitals program

15 March 2019

The State Government will today announce a new Great Wine Capitals Knowledge Exchange Program at the opening of Cellar Door Fest 2019.

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