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Environmental excellence of Barossa wineries recognised

2019-09-26T11:09:08+09:30September 26th, 2019|Barossa, Sustainability|

The South Australian Wine Industry Association has announced the winners of the 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards, with 3 Barossa wineries recognised. In presenting the awards, which in 2019 had a theme of ‘Leadership’, SAWIA Chief Executive Brian Smedley commended the entrants and noted the strength [...]

Barossa wins in Best of Wine Tourism Awards

2019-09-21T15:46:20+09:30September 21st, 2019|Barossa|

Two of Barossa's wine tourism businesses have been awarded in the 2020 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards. Yalumba Family Winemakers have been awarded for their excellence in Wine Tourism Services and Lanzerac Country Estate for their luxury accommodation property. Minister for Primary [...]

Barossa Grenache star of Barossa Wine Show 2019

2019-09-17T13:08:41+09:30September 13th, 2019|Barossa|

After last year’s reign of Riesling, Grenache once again secured its top standing with the 2019 Barossa Wine Show Award winners announced last night. Hentley Farm’s The Old Legend Grenache (2018) took out top honours; the BGWA Great Wine Capitals Bursary Trophy for Most Outstanding [...]

2019 Marananga Wine Show results

2019-09-10T17:00:27+09:30September 4th, 2019|Barossa, Barossa Wine|

The 2019 Marananga Wine Show has again celebrated the wines of Barossa's Western Ridge. This year's show received 120 entries across 29 producers and 11 classes. Of the 120 entries, 70 wines received medals consisting of 14 gold, 19 silver and 29 bronze, based on [...]

Barossa’s wine tourism excellence acknowledged.

2019-08-15T09:21:32+09:30August 15th, 2019|Barossa|

Eight Barossa wine tourism venues have been named as finalists in the 2020 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards. The awards program celebrates innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the ten great wine capitals of the world. We are very pleased to [...]

Rieslingfreak: food, love and Riesling.

2019-07-26T10:17:56+09:30July 26th, 2019|Barossa, Barossa Tales|

If you are lucky enough to meet winemaker, John Hughes, chances are it won’t be long until he flashes you a trademark grin. There’s an underlying sense of whimsy and perhaps a touch of wickedness about the man that is utterly endearing. Don’t let this [...]