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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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Research to clear the air on smoke taint in wine

6 March 2019

The question of whether smoke from stubble burning has any effect on wine grapes will be tested as part of new research being conducted in South Australia’s wine regions.

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Finalists announced for SA Rural Women's Award

12 February 2019

Four finalists have been announced for the 2019 South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, recognising their leadership qualities and commitment to regional South Australian industries, business and communities.

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South Australia's food and wine revenue reaches record $20.3 billion

27 January 2019

South Australia’s food and wine industries have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the state’s economy as revenue reaches record levels, according to the State Government’s 2017-18 Primary Industries Scorecard r…

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Consultation opens on the vision to create a Riverland Wine and Food Centre

4 January 2019

A discussion paper for a Riverland Wine and Food Centre has been released today to seek the views of local industry and communities in shaping the concept.

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